[Mailman-Users] HTML conversion does not work

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Thu Jan 20 23:46:02 CET 2005

At 11:13 PM +0100 2005-01-20, Ralph Stahl wrote:

>  I want MM to convert incoming HTML mails to plain text and to forward
>  them as no-multipart messages. I use the option "convert to
>  plain/text". But HTML messages come as plain text in 3 parts
>  (header/body/footer) instead of 1. What can I do? I am using MM 2.1.5.

	Mailman can be configured to strip multipart MIME messages 
(allowing through just the first part), but due to 
content-transfer-encoding and charset differences, if you have any 
footers defined for the list, it may not be possible to have them 
appended in plain text form onto a message that was converted from 

	This is related to the issue discussed in 

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