[Mailman-Users] Help for mailto: in footer.

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu May 7 17:45:05 CEST 2009

bob 001 wrote:
>Tried this one too..
><a href="mailto:%(list_name)s-request@
>and it just remains like this in incoming email (nothing changes or gets
>converted and appears exactly as above in email)

See my previous reply at

The above doesn't work for two reasons:

1) You must use %%20, not %20. %20 causes an interpolation error which
is why nothing gets replaced.

2) The footer is in a text/plain message part, thus html tags will not
work because the text is not being rendered as HTML.

Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>        The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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