[Mailman-Users] non-wrapping mail in Pipermail archive

Raquel Rice raquel at thericehouse.net
Tue Dec 10 03:06:03 CET 2002

On Mon, 9 Dec 2002 16:35:10 +0000
"David Gordon" <davidgordon at ntlworld.com> wrote:

> I've looked in the FAQs....
> I see some mails don't wrap when viewed in my Pipermail archive. I
> have one which is from a Yahoo user. No doubt that's the problem!
> My messages are run through StripMime to remove HTML and
> attachments. The Yahoo mail reported...
> >--- StripMime Report -- processed MIME parts ---
> >multipart/alternative
> >  text/plain (text body -- kept)
> >  text/html
> >---
> Obviously the remaining plain text wasn't set to wrap and so the
> archive page has to be scrolled right to read the message. A real
> pain!
> How can I deal with this? Is there another script somewhere I can
> use to force messages like this one to wrap at a given character
> count?
> Do other archives (MHonArc?) deal with this problem better?
> Mailman 2.0.13 user BTW.
> Thanks
> -- 
> David Gordon

Try to force all your users to use mail clients which wrap at 72

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There is an almost universal quest for easy answers and half-baked
solutions.  Nothing pains some people more than having to think.
  --Martin Luther King, Jr.

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