[Mailman-Users] Footer Appended as Attachment in 2.1?

Richard Barrett r.barrett at ftel.co.uk
Fri Apr 30 00:35:07 CEST 2004

On 29 Apr 2004, at 21:31, Kai Schaetzl wrote:

> Paul Tomblin wrote on Thu, 29 Apr 2004 13:39:03 -0400:
>> And what about the principle that you shouldn't mess with the body of 
>> a
>> message except for putting clearly marked headers and footers that are
>> obviously not part of the sender's text?  Once you start trying to 
>> parse
>> the html and put something in it, you're modifying the sender's text,
>> which is evil.
> I only suggested a possible solution, whether you or I like it wasn't 
> the
> topic ;-) As for modifying the sender's text: I disagree. If you do 
> modify
> it by adding a footer to the HTML message then you modify it by adding 
> a
> footer to the plain text message as well. There's really no problem to 
> add
> a ruler and make clear it's a footer. No difference to a text/plain
> message.

Do I hear a volunteer. Sounds like someone about to break out the text 
editor and demonstrate what open software is all about.

> Kai
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