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A note to Mac users: I receive a lot of turns (RoW and otherwise) that are mailed from Macs and are incorrectly attached.

While my main mailer is able to sort it out some of my preprocessing is not, in particular the exception that my spamfilters lets any PBEM move right through without further check doesn't work.

If you PBEM from a Mac, please make sure:

1) that it follows the Internet line ending convention which is CRLF, and not only CR as it is native to Macs. The examples I have seen do it right for the body but not for text attachments such as PBEM moves. This is the case for Outlook on Macs (how can anybody be so insane to use that blunk of security hole on a Mac?).

2) some of the Mac turns I receive wrap the turn into a new ASCII wrapper which is making it bigger and impossible to recognize for my pre-mailer scanners. It is unneccessary as a PBEM turn is already 7-bit ASCII. This is the case for - TADA - MS Outlook on Macs.

Again, it isn't catastrophal because my actual mail program gets around this but it is costing me time and may delay things, e.g. when turns end up in my spamfilter.

If you need a rant why Outlook is bad to use anyway because it is full of security holes please request it by private mail. I really don't get why Mac people use it?!?

Thanks

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A note to Mac users: I receive a lot of turns (RoW and otherwise) that are mailed from Macs and are incorrectly attached.

While my main mailer is able to sort it out some of my preprocessing is not, in particular the exception that my spamfilters lets any PBEM move right through without further check doesn't work.

If you PBEM from a Mac, please make sure:

1) that it follows the Internet line ending convention which is CRLF, and not only CR as it is native to Macs. The examples I have seen do it right for the body but not for text attachments such as PBEM moves. This is the case for Outlook on Macs (how can anybody be so insane to use that blunk of security hole on a Mac?).

2) some of the Mac turns I receive wrap the turn into a new ASCII wrapper which is making it bigger and impossible to recognize for my pre-mailer scanners. It is unneccessary as a PBEM turn is already 7-bit ASCII. This is the case for - TADA - MS Outlook on Macs.

Again, it isn't catastrophal because my actual mail program gets around this but it is costing me time and may delay things, e.g. when turns end up in my spamfilter.

If you need a rant why Outlook is bad to use anyway because it is full of security holes please request it by private mail. I really don't get why Mac people use it?!?

Thanks

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In first pre-tourney contact Elmar said he would/might be out of comms for two weeks.

One more technical note:

Please check your clock and timezone settings. People who live 9 hours in the past or future are sorted incorrectly into some people's mailboxes, messing up who is owning who a turn.

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In first pre-tourney contact Elmar said he would/might be out of comms for two weeks.

One more technical note:

Please check your clock and timezone settings. People who live 9 hours in the past or future are sorted incorrectly into some people's mailboxes, messing up who is owning who a turn.

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In first pre-tourney contact Elmar said he would/might be out of comms for two weeks.

One more technical note:

Please check your clock and timezone settings. People who live 9 hours in the past or future are sorted incorrectly into some people's mailboxes, messing up who is owning who a turn.

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Originally posted by Vadr:

Group 1 Sec 2 -

I have exchanged files with everyone except Breakthrough. I sent him a setup but haven't heard back.

Anyone else heard from him?

Rumor has it that he went on a spur of the moment trip, but he should be back now.

Haven't heard from him either though.

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Originally posted by Vadr:

Group 1 Sec 2 -

I have exchanged files with everyone except Breakthrough. I sent him a setup but haven't heard back.

Anyone else heard from him?

Rumor has it that he went on a spur of the moment trip, but he should be back now.

Haven't heard from him either though.

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Originally posted by Vadr:

Group 1 Sec 2 -

I have exchanged files with everyone except Breakthrough. I sent him a setup but haven't heard back.

Anyone else heard from him?

Rumor has it that he went on a spur of the moment trip, but he should be back now.

Haven't heard from him either though.

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Originally posted by Malakovski:

I have had no contact from JPS (email: j-p.s@iki.fi), group 2, section 2. Tried two different mail accounts with no respose and no error message from either.

Anyone heard from him?

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well.
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Originally posted by Malakovski:

I have had no contact from JPS (email: j-p.s@iki.fi), group 2, section 2. Tried two different mail accounts with no respose and no error message from either.

Anyone heard from him?

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well.
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Originally posted by Malakovski:

I have had no contact from JPS (email: j-p.s@iki.fi), group 2, section 2. Tried two different mail accounts with no respose and no error message from either.

Anyone heard from him?

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well.
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Originally posted by Kingfish:

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well.

I re-checked my old mail and I've gotten nothing so far. I guess I'll wait another week before I worry...
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Originally posted by Kingfish:

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well.

I re-checked my old mail and I've gotten nothing so far. I guess I'll wait another week before I worry...
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Originally posted by Kingfish:

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well.

I re-checked my old mail and I've gotten nothing so far. I guess I'll wait another week before I worry...
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Originally posted by Kingfish:

</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by Malakovski:

I have had no contact from JPS (email: j-p.s@iki.fi), group 2, section 2. Tried two different mail accounts with no respose and no error message from either.

Anyone heard from him?

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well. </font>
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Originally posted by Kingfish:

</font><blockquote>quote:</font><hr />Originally posted by Malakovski:

I have had no contact from JPS (email: j-p.s@iki.fi), group 2, section 2. Tried two different mail accounts with no respose and no error message from either.

Anyone heard from him?

JPS informed me that he would be offline for the first two weeks or so of the tourney, but promised that he would get all his games done before the 120 day deadline. I was sure he had e-mailed his section opponents as well. </font>
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