[Mailman-Users] Content Filtering
mark at msapiro.net
Mon Jan 17 18:19:11 CET 2011
Ruth Indeck wrote:
>Question: Why doesn't Mailman convert the html to plaintext on its own?
>The intro to Content Management says:
>Finally, any text/html parts that are left in the message may be converted to text/plain if convert_html_to_plaintext <https://lists.mayfirst.org/mailman/admin/peoplesvoicecafe/contentfilter?VARHELP=contentfilter/convert_html_to_plaintext> is enabled and the site is configured to allow these conversions.
>I have "convert to text/plain" enabled.
There are no HTML parts left after filtering because text/html is not
>What does the second part mean? How do you configure your site to allow these conversions? Is it something a regular administrator could do, or is it something that the host site of my Mailman list has to do?
It means the HTML to plain text conversion is done by a command set by
the Mailman site administrator. The default command is
HTML_TO_PLAIN_TEXT_COMMAND = '/usr/bin/lynx -dump %(filename)s'
which may not work on all systems.
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