[Mailman-Users] Mailman drops some information in Content-Type
msapiro at value.net
Mon Feb 20 20:52:46 CET 2006
Peppo Brambilla wrote:
>some of my users complained about wrapped URIs in mails they have send
>to a mailman lists.
>The problem seems to me that mailman is dropping the format and delsp
>parameters (s. http://www.rfc-archive.org/getrfc.php?rfc=3676) which the
>mail clients add to the text/plain format. An example is given below.
>So far I haven't found any configuration option which does the trick. Is
>there's a way to keep mailman from dropping these parameters or does
>mailman not support these parameters?
There are two issues here. Both Scrubber (replacement of attachments
with hyperlinks) and Decorate (addition of msg_header and/or
msg_footer) manipulate the message content and create new
Content-Type: headers in the process. Content Filtering may do this in
some cases too.
Then, I think the underlying Python email library doesn't support the
'format' and 'delsp' parameters when getting a decoded message part
body from a message.
You might be able to avoid the problem if you set scrub_nondigest to No
and make sure both msg_header and msg_footer are empty, but this may
not be satisfactory for other reasons.
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