[Mailman-Developers] New Pipermail hacks (was Re: Ok, it works! ...)
Jay R. Ashworth
Fri, 26 Oct 2001 10:56:59 -0400
On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 12:34:53AM -0500, David Champion wrote:
> I don't care to make a full-blown rendering of HTML; I'd argue that it's
> not Mailman's job -- but it is Mailman's job (or, more precisely, the
> archiver's job) to provide any text available to the archive viewer.
> Whether its display is true to the intentions of the poster is subject
> to endless debate, but HTML is widely expected to be legible even if
> it's not rendered per specification -- and it almost always is, if you
> try hard enough -- so I think that the content should be available.
You might shell out to Lynx; I believe it has enough switches to render
the HTML into ASCII and be restrained from doing anything nasty.
You'd then depend on Lynx, of course, but that doesn't seem too
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