[Mailman-Users] Formatting

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Mon Oct 3 21:56:15 CEST 2005

At 4:25 PM +0200 2005-10-03, Stefan Henrico wrote:

>  Does anyone know how mailman formats the emails?

	According to the various MIME headers that are on the message. 
These include Content-type, Content-transfer-encoding, etc....

>  I'm getting the text files down from the server and inserting it into our
>  local database, but having trouble formatting the text.

	If you don't fully understand the MIME formatting, you've got a 
very long road ahead of you.

>  Can anyone help me? :)

	You'll need to start by reading all the various RFCs on MIME encoding.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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