[Mailman-Users] Some archived mesages don't display properly
Paul F. Williams
paul.williams at uwex.edu
Wed Jan 14 19:22:37 CET 2004
I still am experiencing problems (at least it appears to be
a problem) with the archiving of email messages to lists.
We are running mailman-2.1.1-4 on redhat 9 with all the latest
The problem occurs when some subscribers send certain mime encoded
messages to a list.
When the email gets delivered to a subscriber via
the list it looks fine.
But when it gets archived, the main body of the message is
If you actually take a look at the list.mbox/list.mbox file
the body of the message is there, it just doesn't display.
One sample message has the following content lines
This message is in MIME format. Since your mail reader does not understand
this format, some or all of this message may not be legible.
The message that does not appear in the archive
is listed here.
This section now contains the formatted message
but it also does not appear in the archive.
Content-ID: <111570316 at 08012004-2C25>
encoded file here
This last part has a link to the jpp file
and when you click on the link the jpeg is
So is there something wrong with the archiver
program. Or is there something I can be doing.
I have experimented with Eudora 5.2 in sending messages
to our lists. When you send messages you can select
"Plain", "Styled", or "Plain and Styled".
We also get a log of email sent from Microsoft mailers
which may have different Content-Type headers.
Each one seems to be archived differently.
So far I have not been able to identify what is really
I have mentioned to the listowner who brought this to my
attention, that the best I could do for now is to
tell the members not to send mime encoded messages.
By the way, attachments seem to work correctly.
I welcome anyone's assistance.
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