[Mailman-Users] need help telling people how to set defaults
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Sun Aug 15 14:46:49 CEST 2004
At 10:47 PM -0500 2004-08-14, marci and rex wrote:
> I have currently defaulted everybody getting the digests to plain
> text ( I originally defaulted everyone to MIME) .....the problem is
> that , no matter how I set the defaults on my end , some of our
> listers are getting styled mail perfectly while others are getting
> either scrubbed attachments or attachments that have to be
> individually opened...
This is almost certainly an MUA problem. Some understand
MIME-formatted digests, some don't. And MIME formatting can cause
havoc with attachments, footers, HTML formatting, so-called "styled
If you can force everyone to use precisely the same program (and
version) on precisely the same operating system (and version), you
might be able to find a solution to this problem through
trial-and-error. Otherwise, see
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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