[Mailman-Users] changing to plain text

Dan Mick dmick at utopia.West.Sun.COM
Tue Feb 12 23:35:15 CET 2002

> I hope you can help.  we're using mailman for two lists for greyhound 
> rescue and adoption.  we would like to have the lists only accept plain 
> text but we can't seem to make it work that way.  there is an option to 
> check for plain text in the membership options and everyone has that 
> checked - we're still getting html formatted messages which make the 
> digests look terrible.
> Is there a way to strip the html formatting before it reaches the list?  I 
> can't seem to find that option in the faq.  tech support at my isp don't 
> have a clue.

So, if I go to the FAQ and search for "HTML", I get a bunch of
hits; the third one is 1.8 How do I turn off HTML messages/attachments?
which is surely your man.

Upshot: only with external programs in MM 2.0.x.

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