Question by yehey m: help with usenet/newgroup/nbz/mime?
Hi I was using GrabIt with my account on xusenet server to download “alt.binaries.aoi” I sucessfully downloaded some pictures and movie files however some of the picture file turns into txt. How can I convert them to picture? GrabIt can’t convert them properly.
Answer by Tweeter & the MonkeyMan
when grabbing files off a NNTP news server, they are commonly converted to a Text / mime format. It makes them larger – usually – but this format is accepted by most news servers , where others like jpeg, pdf, and other image formats would not work.
the conversion process isn’t fool – proof, and the upload process.. the indexing, then you downloading.. all could introduce errors...Read More