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Images with .eml extension

Post by luv2fish » Thu Dec 04, 2003 12:42 am

I'm trying to find a program that will convert eml files so that i can view them. Anyone experience this problem before? If so, how did you resolve it. My regular email is <Removed by Newsgroup moderator> if you would like to reply to me directly.

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Re: Images with .eml extension

Post by helmut » Sat Dec 06, 2003 9:45 am

luv2fish wrote:I'm trying to find a program that will convert eml files so that i can view them.
I just had a look on www.filext.com to find out about the .eml format. There it says that it is a format for e-mail files. So I doubt that XnView will ever be able to display this format. If "your" .eml file contains something different and is a graphic format, please let us know.

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actually it could!`

Post by Guest » Sun Dec 07, 2003 5:39 pm

eml is an email format (yes) but it can contain images or any file type.. as in attachements but the files would be encoded to if XnView could read it as it reads PPT (of course it is different as PPT, doc,mdb,msi,chm,xls,..) are called compound file and strange how XnView can only view internal images for powerpoint files only..

Return to topic.. eml has every thing encoded with "base64" (you can find encoder/decoder under sourceforge.com) to it would need this...

1- search for direct extension (base64 stores attachements file names inside it).. ex *.gif
2- decode the block after it.. (on fly.. it accually neads few kb to decode..)
3- dumb decoded stream to xnview..
4- finished..

In the end eml can be handled as "multipage" format regarding its contents..

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Post by crazytb » Sun Dec 14, 2003 2:19 am

Return to topic.. eml has every thing encoded with "base64" (you can find encoder/decoder under sourceforge.com) to it would need this...
I'm not sure, but I think that it can be encoded in other formats beyond base64. I think it can be encoded using UUEncode and MIME.

Encoder/decoder for these formats (with source code under GPL):
http://www.fpx.de/fp/Software/UUDeview/

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Post by Guest » Wed Dec 17, 2003 10:21 pm

of course .. i was speaking on most emails.. (from oulook..)
it can now support any encoding method like base64 or uue or ync or other newly methods or compression like zlib in some email clients.. (now i'm speaking about email database.. file with many emails and attachements..)..

btw .. web archive file or (HTC as i remember) created by IE uses base64 so you can supported too...(web archive file stores all page content into a single file instead of a index file and a folder with other stuff .. images,java scripts, flash,..)

MAAD

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