[Mailman-Users] Digest indexes

Andrew Hodgson andrew at hodgsonfamily.org
Tue Dec 16 15:07:09 CET 2014

Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:

>Andrew Hodgson writes:

> > I run a high volume list (around 80 messages per day), and we have  > complaints from digest users that the digests are difficult to work  > with.  >One requested feature is could the digests be in HTML  > format, and a link be presented in the table of contents to go to  > each message.  Can this >be done in Mailman by working with the  > digest templates?

>No, it cannot be done without coding.

>And it would not be easy.  HTML does not provide a "mail message"
>element, so although it would be trivial to create the table of contents, there is no good way to indicate what is at the other end of those links.

One of the examples I saw from another setup was to use in page links for each message in the TOC, so the links in the TOC just put the focus onto the next message.  I realise there are still a lot of issues with that; my preferred option is to use MIME digests, but most users don't like them.


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