[CentOS] Dealing with MS .msg files on Linix

Bo Lynch blynch at ameliaschools.com
Mon Nov 2 19:12:03 UTC 2009

On Mon, November 2, 2009 2:06 pm, James B. Byrne wrote:
> I am a digest subscriber, so the favour of a direct copy of any
> replies is requested.
> Our firm uses SquirrelMail (SM) for email and we have a client who
> has begun sending us email documents that SM cannot open.  This is a
> MicroSoft Outlook artifact and I suspect it is tied to the XML used
> in the message composition.  The problem for us is that the result
> of opening such an email with SM is that it displays nothing.  The
> To, From, Subject, and message body all all missing and no
> attachments are found.
> If we use Thunderbird then we can see the original message and its
> attachments; and that is what we are using in the meantime to get
> around this problem.  However, it would be far more convenient if we
> could use some way of dealing with this message format from within
> SM.
> Has anyone here run into this situation?  How did you handle it?  Is
> there a SquirrelMail solution or must we change email programs just
> to deal with this correspondent?
> I have done the Google thing and have not turned up anything of use.
> Perhaps I am using the wrong words.
> Sincerely,
We have ran into this before I believe. Its been awhile. Have you tried
viewing the message as plain text or html?


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