Alexander Birch on 11 Sep 2004 20:53:02 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] corrupt jpeg

On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 16:45:49 -0400, <> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 11, 2004 at 04:20:17PM -0400, Alexander Birch wrote:
> > On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 14:33:38 -0400, John Sladek <> wrote:
> > > I've had this happen when ftp'ing graphic files with out changing to binary
> > > mode first.
> > > Not sure if that helps..
> >
> > This happens when ftping between a windows box and a linux box. The
> > windows box uses a carriage return and a new line, i.e., \r\n Where
> > Linux just used \n.
> >
> > This is yet another reason not to use windows.
> >
> > Alex
> That's an interesting theory (and I've had files corrupted in just this
> way) but I'm pretty sure that's not the case here.  For one, there is a
> single byte changed - and it's not from \n to \r or vise-versa.  Also,
> these have not been anywhere near a Windows box (well, the computer
> adjacent to it on the table runs NT but you know what I mean.)

I'm giving up on bottom posting... I am never said that this was the
cause of this problem, but if you looked at the message that I was

I thought that was the point of bottom posting, you could see to what
I was replying.


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