[Mailman-Users] HTML table code broken via Mailman

Lloyd Tennison lists at viplist.us
Sun Oct 5 12:21:14 CEST 2008

Outlook and Outlook Express adds the translating, but most other email 
clients do not.  

As to Personalization:

Look at Non-Digest Options, the second option should be:

Should Mailman personalize each non-digest delivery? This is often useful for 
announce-only lists, but read the details  section for a discussion of 
important performance issues.
(Details for personalize)

Full Personalization

Full Personalization is preferred if you want to track, as that uses full 

Note: Some hosts do not have that option enabled.  Many will enable it if you 
ask.  It is a simple configuration change that takes seconds to do.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Edward Salm, PhD" <edward at LambdaEnt.com>
To: <mailman-users at python.org>,	<lists at viplist.us>
Date: Sun, 05 Oct 2008 02:14:54 -0700
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] HTML table code broken via Mailman

> =3d is the escape code for a "=". That is "direct" HTML as translated.
> Regular HTML was used, so that part you were incorrect.
> However...
> You were right on the money about the footer! Wow, that did it. Thank you.
> What do you mean "full personalization"? I don't know what you are referring
> to?
> On 10/4/08 11:41 PM, "Lloyd Tennison" <lists at viplist.us> wrote:
> > Two problems:
> > 
> > 1.   You have image(s) sent in the email.  They ideally are better 
sourced to
> > a server. (It also make the email smaller and transmits faster.)
> > 2.   You are adding a footer to a mime message.  That will quite often 
> > havoc with the message.  Make the footer part of the standard HTML coding,
> > and you should be fine.  See
> > http://wiki.list.org/pages/viewpage.action?pageId=4030707
> > 
> > Also, whatever you are using to create the HTML code is creating errors.
> > 
> > <div align=3D"center"><font face=3D"Verdana" size=3D"1">&lt;&lt;please
> > forward&gt;&gt;</font>
> > 
> > Get something that makes the code directly, and does not add all the "3D" 
> > change your "<" and ">" codes, as a start.
> > 
> > I aways recommend to use full personalization, too, in Mailman.  Without 
> > the bounce processing does not work as well.

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