Hi, Several times I have been sent attachments of known file types (html, for example), and when I went to open the attachment it didnt give me the option of openning the attachment in the browser. Instead, the standard option was to save the file, even though it recognised the file (as text/html in the most recent case). When I went to define an action for this file type, it said there was already one defined.
Looks very similar to what i see: not all but some attachments are not handled correctly. In some cases, those attachments are from previous mail with attachments and that have been forwarded. The attachment is then seen as a plain text attachment (when saving the attachment and applying the 'file' command on the saved file, the result is 'Ascii Text'). In some other cases, the attachment is seen as a Transport Neutral Encapsulation Format, which looks to be a Windows stuff containing some header and the real attached file (binary). For example, in the first case, here is the header of one of them: -------- example ---------------- Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2001 04:16:19 -0400 From: "Caroline.Bicking@daimlerchrysler.com" <Caroline.Bicking@daimlerchrysler.c om> To: firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com, GBerthon@lear.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, JIroudayassamy@lear.com, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, SRayah@lear.com, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Tr: Fw: hello Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="=_2C7661DA.66072F44" --=_2C7661DA.66072F44 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable Content-Disposition: inline --=_2C7661DA.66072F44 Content-Type: video/mpeg Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64 Content-Disposition: attachment; filename="chinspt.mpg" AAABui//+f1xgAkXAAABuwAMgAkXB6H/wMAg4OAuAAABwAC+QCAv//30///9MsAyIyQhERJIAAAA AKosG6s0025143637258524039311d3bbbbb5bHzWta1rXd22222+Wx81rWta14VpN1KdXHaZmRp 2qEDlksb0UbzZZZ0xwnvkbbLY9cUa5g2tZLJOvRnMPlr2DYrLXCETQbkcD1UIllOuRrbukkhGVUE hWnJNEtW4aOQxlKo20AW0uoNEULcUml1FeDXO --------------- end of example ----------------------
I am using build 2001083003 on WinNT Opening attachments by double-clicking or righ-clicking and selecting open is not working(assuming an action has already been defined). If I remember right the daily build before my current build was still working properly. So somehow it was broken and I think many people would like to get this fixed asap. I checked my temporary directory and I saw that mozilla was able to 'extract' the attachment but somehow was unable to 'execute the defined action' like open file using whatever appropriate application.
Marking these all WORKSFORME sorry about lack of response but were very overloaded here. Only reopen the bug if you can reproduce with the following steps: 1) Download the latest nightly (or 0.9.6 which should be out RSN) 2) Create a new profile 3) test the bug again If it still occurs go ahead and reopen the bug. Again sorry about no response were quite overloaded here and understaffed.
Really WFM (not just batch), per ksosez.
works for me using 20020114