[Mailman-Users] Unwanted Body Content

Dan Mick dan.mick at west.sun.com
Tue Feb 20 20:32:06 CET 2001

The right answer is to configure Outlook so that it sends plain-text emails
without MIME sections.  Surely this must still be possible, even with the
Evil Empire's tools.

But yes, demime or stripmime are the other obvious solutions.  I'm about to
roll out demime myself on my main Mailman list, because I'm tired of rejecting
HTML messages by hand.

Sacha Ligthert wrote:
> Hi List,
> Sorry to bother you again with my inferior questions, Searching the
> Documentation and browsing through the archives resulted into void. So I
> feel I'm at your mercy again.
> To subscribe it is possible to send an E-mail with in the body
> "subscribe" to the right adres.
> But Outlook has a nasty feature to send allong some extra content with
> the body before the user-content.
> For example:
> Command? This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader doe...
> Command? this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.
> Command? ------_=_NextPart_001_01C09B24.EC2EEC80
> Command? Content-Type: text/plain;
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Too many errors encountered; the rest of the message is ignored:
> >       charset="iso-8859-1"
> <end example>
> is there a way to filter this kind of content out?
> Digging through the archives shown me tools like deMIME and other tools
> (MIME*) Could these be an alternative.
> Greetings & Thank you,
>         Sacha Ligthert
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