[Mailman-Users] Re: MIME attachments in digest

Chuq Von Rospach chuqui at plaidworks.com
Fri Oct 13 01:03:35 CEST 2000

At 9:54 AM +1100 10/13/00, Tim Potter wrote:

>True, but that doesn't stop the people receiving the plain
>digests from having MIME data in their digest.

there's always going to be some inconsistency and conflict here. I 
don't know anyone who does it well for everyone unless they do (like 
we do for a lot of our stuff) separate enhanced and plain versions of 

If you want to avoid the issue, you can use something like de-mime to 
strip all but the text part off messages. That's what I do on a 
couple of list servers I run, mostly because I haven't gotten to the 
point of writing a customer "active content" filter and I'd rather go 
with no mime than risk letting active content through that could 
contain viruses.

Chuq Von Rospach - Plaidworks Consulting (mailto:chuqui at plaidworks.com)
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