RE: what's *.dat?

Subject: RE: what's *.dat?
From: "Jennifer Westerberg" <jen -at- kurant -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2001 12:14:35 -0700

If you're getting this file via email, its probably a known file type in
disguise. Some email systems covert attachments to DAT extensions - don't
really know the details of why it happens though.

Sometimes, you can open them by saving the attachment to disk with the
correct extension (assuming you know what it is - the sender should be able
to tell you). If that doesn't work, then you'll need to ask the sender to
resend it - sometimes, sending the email in plain text with the attachment
resolves the issue.

Jennifer Westerberg
Kurant Corporation
jen -at- kurant -dot- com


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References:
what's *.dat?: From: Jennifer O Neill

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