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Re: keeping original date on attachments

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: keeping original date on attachments
Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2006 22:57:31 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/22.0.91 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, Dec 01 2006, Myriam Abramson wrote:

> Could you tell me how to keep the original date when saving
> attachments? The date seems to be always the current date and I can't
> verify when the original file was created (I get homework from
> students sometimes through email and I had a problem once receiving a
> homework past the due date).

MIME has no notion of the date of an attachment.  In principle you
could check the "Date:" header of the message, but this header can be
forged easily.

> I do use Gnus 5.10 but not on this computer. 
> Thanks. 

Bye, Reiner.
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