[reportlab-users] Re: pdf's corrupted when emailed, possible solution included
Thu, 15 Apr 2004 10:14:21 -0700
On Wed, 14 Apr 2004 11:28:38 -0400, Jeff Johnson <email@example.com> wrote:
>Hi, we're using reportlab 1.18 and since we've switched to a postfix
>mail server on linux, our PDFs that are sent from Outlook are
>corrupted. This is apparently because Outlook uses quoted-printable
>encoding instead of base64 to encode the PDF when it doesn't see binary
>data in the first few lines of the attachment.
Even if this is true, I'm not sure what the problem is.
Quoted-printable is quite capable of representing binary data. A binary
file grows more when encoded as QP than when encoded as base64, but it
doesn't lose any information. Where does the corruption occur?
- Tim Roberts, firstname.lastname@example.org
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.