[thelist] Periods stripped in CDONTS email.

klute soundres9 at yahoo.com
Tue Jul 1 15:37:39 CDT 2003


Can you paste a relevant code portion?


--- Adam Slesinger <badlanners at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I am sending an html e-Newsletter by putting the
> html in a few variables and then sending using
> ASP/CDONTS.  I've sent 4 newsletters the last few
> months and every time, some of the images are broken
> because when the email is sent, the period between
> the name and extension is missing!  Each email has
> different files that are broken and images that
> worked fine in one newsletter may not in the next. 
> For example, "spacer.gif" becomes "spacergif".  Its
> just plain wierd.  The only thing I can count on is
> that the periods are missing in the same spot for a
> particular newsletter. (each time it is sent out,
> the same images get stripped) So I get around it by
> putting in a double period, and when the original
> gets stripped, the second is there to make the image
> work.  Crappy work around. I can't find a pattern to
> the stripping of periods.  Anybody run into this? 
> Any clue?  I can supply code used to send, the
> variable html sent if needed.
> Thanks mucho,
> adam
> Adam 'bread_man' Slesinger
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