[Mailman-Users] Postings From AOL - Problems

Angelika mailman at angelika.co.uk
Wed Jul 28 21:29:02 CEST 2004

Hunter Hillegas wrote:

> We are running 2.1.5 with Sendmail on RHEL 2.1.
> We have a announce-only list. The announcer is sending from AOL client v8.
> This client CAN ONLY send HTML mail. There is no way (according to AOL) to
> get it to send plain text.
> The list is setup to filter the content and convert to plain text. We don't
> want any HTML going out, just plain text.

Sorry to be butting in with a rather non-technical answer... but 
wouldn't the obvious solution be to gently persuade the announcer to 
upgrade from AOL v8 to AOL v9?

Versions 6, 7 and 8 can only send HTML. After Version 8 AOL bowed to 
pressure and reintroduced a plain text option.


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