Subject: Re: UUENCODE
From: Bev Parks <bparks -at- HUACHUCA-EMH1 -dot- ARMY -dot- MIL>
Date: Thu, 4 May 1995 06:54:02 MST


I answered Margaret directly when she posted this. I don't know
if what I told her helped at all, but just in case it did, I'll
repeat what I told her (and post it to the list, since others
may have the same question, as you did).

The obvious is true: you need UUDECODE to decode it.
Ideally, you could use the same mail software that the
originator used to uuencode the file. One suggestion is to
contact the originator and ask him/her what was used.

Optionally (this is the one I'm not sure about), your own e-mail
software may have a uudecode option. If you can transfer or save
an e-mail message to a data file, try that and see what options
are availalble.

That's all I can really say about it. Hope it helps.


=*= Beverly Parks =*= bparks -at- huachuca-emh1 -dot- army -dot- mil =*=
=*= "These opinions are mine, not my employer's." =*=
=*= =*= =*=

> Margaret wrote:
>>I received the draft for an article in UUENCODE. Can someone tell me how
>>to decode it?

> Me, too. All I know is that when someone attaches a binary file to an
> ascii mail message, the binary portion is UUENCODED. The flip side is
> UUDECODE but I don't know where to get it. I've been getting files
> UUENCODED, too, so if anyone knows, CC: me.


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