[Mailman-Users] Is there a way to change the template files

lists at viplist.us lists at viplist.us
Fri Jul 9 22:12:34 CEST 2010

I did restart Mailman, but I neglected to make sure all qrunners were 

I just want to be alble to send graphics inline, so it looks like this will 
work.  I will try and change in low peak usage.


----- Original Message -----
From: Mark Sapiro <mark at msapiro.net>
To: lists at viplist.us, mailman-users at python.org
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 2010 09:05:09 -0700
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Is there a way to change the template files

> lists at viplist.us wrote:
> >It looks like each file that calls a txt file would have to be changed, 
> >is there somewhere that I can globally change the
> >
> >Content-Type: text/plain; charset="us-ascii" 
> >
> >to iso-8859-1?  I know I would then have to change all text files that 
> >emailed (after figuring out which ones are emailed and which ones are 
> >simply includes.)
> Why would you need to change any templates? the 'en' ones are all
> us-ascii which is a proper subset of iso-8859-1.
> >I tried changing the selection in Defaults.py  for English to 
> >but that did not do it.
> It seems you've changed the question from "how do I put HTML into .txt
> templates" to "how do I change the character set of Mailman generated
> list mail".
> From this, I gather that the real issue you are trying to address is
> inclusion of non-ascii characters in templates.
> If that is the case, changing the character set for 'en' from us-ascii
> to iso-8859-1 or utf-8 should work provided the non-ascii characters
> in the templates are encoded in the same (iso-8859-1 or utf-8)
> encoding.
> It is best not to change this in Defaults.py, but rather override it in
> mm_cfg.py (see the FAQ at <http://wiki.list.org/x/fIA9>) with a line
> add_language('en', 'English (USA)', 'iso-8859-1', 'ltr')
> (and the omission of the i18n _() around 'English (USA)' is
> intentional).
> As to why this didn't seem to work when you changed Defaults.py, did
> you restart Mailman after the change?
> -- 
> 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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