|Subject:||Re: File Corruption problem|
|Posted by:||Ciaran Costelloe (ccostell…@flogas.ie)|
|Date:||Fri, 18 Jun 2004|
<salvador.per…@valmesa.es> wrote in message
> Hi everybody...
> First of all let me apologize about my english, I know i've to improve it.
Better than my Spanish, and I am going to Spain in a week :-)
> I'm trying to develope an system which permits the automatic
> and also distribuition of documents between the staff of my company using
> email. I choosed the combination of Delphi 7 and Indy 9 as the tool for
> The problem is that, when I try to download emails with huge attachments
> the resultant file is corrupted. I tried sending the PDF documentation of
> indy (arround 27Mb) using MS Outlook 2003.
Since our email system has a 10 MB limit, I tested the Indy 10 encoders and
decoders on a 37 MB PDF file. It was encoded and subsequently decoded fine.
> After that I tried to download
> using the TIdPop3 component (our server is a MServer 6.5.x). The resultant
> PDF was different than the original and acrobat reader was unable to open
> it. Also made a diff between the two files and i noticed that some lines
> starting with '.' were replaced by '..<rest of the line>'.
This sounds like the PDF attachment was not encoded at all, but sent as
text: this will not work with a PDF. Make sure Outlook is encoding it as
> Anybody with the same problem? Can somebody help me? Any workarround?
If you still have a problem, can you paste the start of the email here (down
to the first few lines of the attachment)?
File Corruption problem posted by salvador.per…@valmesa.es on Thu, 17 Jun 2004