Email attachments to HTTP

Ben Bucksch ben.bucksch at
Sat Jan 21 18:10:41 UTC 2012

Thread was on: tb-enterpise
Moved to: tb-planning
Subject was: Question before I go open another bug report...
Changed to: Email attachments to HTTP

On 21.01.2012 18:32, Tanstaafl wrote:
> there would simply be no easy way to manage this - most of them are 
> too computer-stupid to learn how to use FTP consistently/correctly, 
> and don't have the time to do it for them (probably *hundreds* of 
> messages per say).
> Email is the only sane solution, but as I said, a mime-defang script 
> that did this *automatically* for attachments over a certain size 
> would be awesome, and I'm hoping to get the boss to spring for some 
> cash to let me hire a programmer to code it this year.
> ... and even better, add check summing so that it will only store one 
> copy of any particular file, and simply reference the same file if it 
> exists.
> I guess we'd also need a maintenance script that we could run as a 
> cron job (weekly or monthly) to delete any orphaned attachments... 

I know there's a plan for a TB feature assist users in uploading large 
attachments to a HTTP server.
This describes a quite typical use case.

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