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Re: cant read mailed received fax as mac user

On 17 Oct 1999, Christophe Zwecker wrote:

> Hi,
> I use hylafax 4.0pl2. Via the faxrecvd script I sent the faxes via
> email to the clients, tey are macs using outlookexpress 4. While a
> windowsmachine gets the fax as an attchment, the mac machine just gets 
> the pure code in the mail. Does anyone know what Im talking about ? I
> think fax2ps makes postscript 3 files, can I change it to postscript 2 
> ? 

This depends on how you modified the faxrcvd script, doesn't it? You can use
it almost as is to transmit the Postscript as MIME attachments. But unless
your mail clients understand standard MIME (which Microsoft clients will screw
up and obscure at any possible opportunity in order to make Internet based
standards unusable while promising "compatibility"), and unless they have a
Macintosh installed Postscript viewer (such as ghostview, available
at ftp://ftp.cs.wisc.edu/pub/ghost/aladdin/), they are not going
to be able to view these Postscript files.

The problem is almost certainly not the level of the Postscript: it is
almost certainly the Outlook Express or a missing Postscript viewer.

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