[Mailman-Users] Handling HTML mail...

Frederick Noronha fred at bytesforall.org
Fri Mar 22 03:30:49 CET 2002

Increasingly, a lot of (Windows, specially) mail is being sent out in HTML
too. Is there some way Mailman could strip this please? FN
PS: Below is a note from a friend who is helping us set up and run the

---------- Forwarded message ----------
----- Original Message ----- 
To: "Shiv Kumar" <shivkumar at satyam.net.in>
Cc: <mark at symonds.net>
Sent: Sunday, March 17, 2002 11:49 PM
Subject: Kind attn Mark: problem with india-ej


> -------------------
> > rico, just discovered a problem in india-ej. the individual mail
> options
> > come in nicely, but the digest option in plain text format comes
> with a lot
> > extra characters like when html matter has been converted into plain
> text.
> Mark, Sorry to trouble you with this. Any idea what I do to sort the
> problem? Should digest mail go out in mime?

No worries - basically yes, tell them mime for now.  That and perhaps
request that people not send in HTML ... as far as I know mailman 
doesn't have any mechanism for stripping all the tags, website code
can be too complex nowadays.

Tell them plain text or at worst, mime!  :)


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