[TUHS] who invented the email attachment?

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sun Mar 19 12:41:31 AEST 2017

On Sat, 18 Mar 2017, Mary Ann Horton wrote:

>  1. Originally, our files were all plain text and we just included them in
>     the email message body.  The ~r command in Kurt Shoen's Mail program was
>     typical.  There was no name for this, we were just emailing files.

1.5 They started to include in-line shell scripts, then we piped them 
    into the "unshar" utility, which did basic security checks.

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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