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Re: Self extracting Perl ARchive?

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Philip Newton
April 1, 2002 07:04
Re: Self extracting Perl ARchive?
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On Mon, 1 Apr 2002 07:56:10 -0500, (Bernie
Cosell) wrote:

> As another small 'twist', if in addition to everything else you did 
> something akin yEncoding the __DATA__, then you'd have an email-
> able/usenet-postable archive format.

Um, yEnc is not really email-able since it produces 8bit data and email
is AIUI not 8-bit clean everywhere, while news is supposed to be 8-bit
clean. I suppose you could try it (preferable with proper MIME headers
such as "Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit").


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