[Mailman-Users] Reading email attachments

J C Lawrence claw at kanga.nu
Wed Apr 10 07:11:50 CEST 2002

On Tue, 9 Apr 2002 14:09:30 -0400 

> 1) The Mailman features listed at http://www.list.org/features.html
> indicate that it supports "Automatic web-based Hypermail-style
> archiving".  However our Mailman doesn't allow attachments such as
> .pdf and .doc files to be readable because the raw hex is embedded
> into the email message, whereas our hypermail archive does.  Is there
> a way to make the attachments readable in the Mailman archive?
> Without them readable, the archiving value is diminished.

Please see the FAQ:


> 2) Our archive displays the following at the bottom: "This archive was
> generated by Pipermail 0.05 (Mailman edition)."  Is this the true
> Mailman, or a variation?  Is this why the attachments aren't readable?

Pipermail is a mail archiving tool that has been mostly abandoned
(outside of Mailman).  It used to be external to Mailman, but is now
only found within Mailman.

J C Lawrence                
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claw at kanga.nu               He lived as a devil, eh?		  
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