[Mailman-Users] HTML to Text-Only

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Thu Mar 27 00:50:45 CET 2014

On 03/25/2014 09:49 PM, Peter Fiala - WCASA wrote:
> One of the listservs I manage sends text-only messages though I have that option unchecked under content filtering. This happens to this list and not any others, though the option is the same for all lists I manage.
> Should Mailman convert text/html parts to plain text? This conversion happens after MIME attachments have been stripped.
> (Edit convert_html_to_plaintext)<http://lists.wcasa-blog.org/admin.cgi/regional_ta_sc-wcasa-blog.org/?VARHELP=contentfilter/convert_html_to_plaintext>
> No      Yes
> Wondering if anyone has any solutions.

I suspect the issue is that your users are sending multipart/alternative
messages and your collapse_alternatives setting is Yes. Either that or
you don't have text/html in pass_mime_types.

You need at least


in pass_mime_types and collapse_alternatives = No.

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