[Mailman-Users] Formatting the html inside of article.html

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Mon Oct 6 19:05:52 CEST 2008

Edward Ned Harvey wrote:

>Hey, I'm not sure exactly what and how the escape sequences are getting
>processed when generating an archived article out of article.html.
>I want to have something like this as the end result:
>                Reply To: <B>%(author_html)s</B><A
>HREF="mailto:%(email_url)s?Subject=RE: %(subject_url)s...
>The key is the Colon-Space after "RE" .
>Normally I would escape that %58%20 but the system is trying to process my
>%58% or something like that.  What would be the proper way to escape the
>Colon-Space in there?

The '%' character is the leadin for interpolation in templates. Thus if
you want a literal % in a template, you have to double it - %%58%%20.

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