[Mailman-Users] multi-alternative

Lawrence Bowie ldb at freestandards.org
Thu May 11 13:16:38 CEST 2006

Mark Sapiro wrote:
> Lawrence Bowie wrote:
>> I have a user telling me ..
>> It looks like the pipermail installation is hosed in some interesting way.
>> The emails that I send have both text/html and text/multipart sections.
>> It scrubbed the text/html part, but didn't bother including the text/plain part.
>> But yet ...
>> Default.py:
>> DEFAULT_PASS_MIME_TYPES = ['multipart/mixed',
>>                            'multipart/alternative',
>>                            'text/plain']
> This just determines the defaults for Content
> filtering->pass_mime_types for a new list. The only thing that means
> anything is the settings on the Content filtering page.
> When the user says "scrubbed" does she mean as in
> An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
> URL: <url>
> or does she mean "removed by content filtering"?

Yes, removed.

>> There was an upgrade over the weekend. So something unexpected must have 
>> happened. Any ideas?
> I would try to find the message as delivered from the list to message
> subscribers, or find it in the
> archives/private/listname.mbox/listname.mbox file and also look at the
> raw HTML (source) for the archive page to see if there is really an
> inconsistency. I would also wonder if this was a single occurrence or
> is repeatable. If it is not repeatable, I think you may find that the
> message in the .mbox file had no text/plain part.

Thank you ..


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