[Mailman-Users] problems with different chatsets (footer gets attached if different)

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Tue Jan 7 01:47:42 CET 2003

>>>>> "BG" == Ben Gertzfield <che at debian.org> writes:

    BG> It's theoretically possible to search through the whole
    BG> header/footer of each list to see if it is completely
    BG> us-ascii, but this seems like a hack to me.  Unless we do
    BG> that, we have to assume that the footer is in the list charset
    BG> (iso-8859-1) which means that us-ascii messages will get the
    BG> footer attached as a MIME part.

I can envision something in Mailman 3 where you'd be able to create
headers and footers for different languages and/or charsets, or at
least be able to specify the language and/or charset of the header and

>>>>> "ST" == Sebastian Talmon <sebastian at talmon.net> writes:

    ST> I see, internationalisation is not such an easy thing... *g*
It's early yet, but I've nominated you for the Understatement of the
Year award. :)

    BG> This is a possibility, but I'm a little scared of changing
    BG> something so major as the Content-Type of the whole message
    BG> just to avoid using separate MIME parts for the body and
    BG> footer.

Me too.  I really don't want to do that.


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