[CentOS] Emailing jpeg images with Evolution 2.8.0

John jses27 at gmail.com
Tue Dec 16 16:36:47 UTC 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: centos-bounces at centos.org 
> [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On Behalf Of Andrew Allen
> Sent: Tuesday, December 16, 2008 3:42 AM
> To: CentOS mailing list
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Emailing jpeg images with Evolution 2.8.0
> 
> On Tue, 2008-12-16 at 00:31 +0100, Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> > Andrew Allen wrote on Mon, 15 Dec 2008 22:24:52 +0000:
> > 
> > > I recently emailed an important jpeg image to a 
> colleague, but when he
> > > tried to insert it into a document it 'failed'. It 
> appears that when
> > > jpegs are attached to messages, they become 'corrupted' - 
> is this a
> > > known problem with evolution, and/or is there a way of solving the
> > > problem?
> > 
> > I'm missing a crucial part here: verification. He received 
> the mail and he 
> > "inserted" it. Well, there's no mention that he saved it 
> and *looked* at 
> > it. How do you know that it was corrupted *before* "insertion"?
> > 
> Good point - having investigated the matter further, it appears that
> this is another compatibility issue between Microsoft and the rest of
> us! My colleague was trying to insert the jpeg image into a 
> MS Publisher
> document, having saved the image etc. The image was not 
> 'accepted' by MS
> Publisher, whereas when I ran a test to insert the same emailed image
> into an OpenOffice document it worked fine! So I was mistaken to say
> that the image was corrupted - I'll just have to pass the image to my
> colleague by means other than email.
> 
> Andy

Nonesense.. Have you ever herd of tarring up and gziping the file then email
it. I never have that problem with Evolution. Your friend can also download
7zip for Windows to open it.

JohnStanley



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