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Re: Trying to run spider.pl with self-defined config

From: Rob de Santos AFANA <rdesantos(at)not-real.afana.com>
Date: Sat Mar 06 2004 - 17:10:36 GMT
That's what I get for doing the conversion on the fly...  the days have
long passed when I had to think in "hex" all the time.  :-)

Your explanation of listproc as the culprit seems right on the money to
me.  
-Rob 
 
> Not to cavil, but  =3d -> hex 3d -> 61 -> equals sign.  IOW: 
> =3D = "=".  
> :-) 
> 
> Ah, but at least you know it's a space supplied in the original
message 
> and not the result of some line-breaking/rewrapping function somewhere

> along the line.
> 
> I believe this is actually an artifact of how the Berkeley SunSITE's 
> listproc removes undesirable attachments and sends only the part of
the 
> message it considers to plain text.  Either the original is encoded as

> quoted-printable without the appropriate Content-Transfer-Encoding 
> header, or the listproc is ignoring (or doesn't know how to handle)
that 
> header.  I'm guessing it's the antique and much-patched listproc 
> software that's at fault.
> 
> Thomas Dowling
> tdowling@ohiolink.edu
Received on Sat Mar 6 09:10:36 2004