[Mailman-Users] changing to plain text

Richard Barrett R.Barrett at ftel.co.uk
Wed Feb 13 10:54:02 CET 2002

At 14:35 12/02/2002 -0800, Dan Mick wrote:

> > 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.

That is not what the FAQ entry 
http://www.python.org/cgi-bin/faqw-mm.py?req=show&file=faq01.008.htp says. 
It also refers to a patch for Mailman that works well:


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