[Mailman-Users] How to set up an archive of current and past city council public notices.
brad.knowles at skynet.be
Sat Jul 17 10:56:12 CEST 2004
At 1:50 AM -0400 2004-07-17, Don Saklad wrote:
> a. How might a listserver type archive of the notices be set up so that
> forwarding the notices as they are will appear in the listserver
> readable text ?...
They'd have to be converted from .doc to a text format that is
> b. Does the mailman listserver software automatically convert .doc ?...
No. Mailman uses the text-mode browser called "lynx" to make an
attempt to convert HTML-formatted documents into a readable text
format, if you configure it to convert HTML. It does not attempt to
perform any other kind of conversion. This is something that you
would need to do yourself.
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles at skynet.be>
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