[Mailman-Users] The "right" way to reply to a mailing list

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Mar 24 23:49:36 CET 2015

On 03/24/2015 02:53 PM, Peter Shute wrote:
>>> But all I see is an index and a long list of unnamed 
>> attachments. If I want to read them, I have to open them one 
>> by one to see what's in them, or look at the index numbers 
>> and count through the attachements to find the right one. Is 
>> this normal? Perhaps this is something to do with 
>> convert_html_to_plaintext being set to On? We also have 
>> mime_is_default_digest set to Plain.

> So this is normal behaviour for these clients? I wouldn't see anything different if those settings I mentioned were different? I'm still pleasantly surprised that changing the Plain setting lets me access the digest as well as this.

No. This has nothing to do with convert_html_to_plaintext or any other
content filtering settings, and mime_is_default_digest affects only the
plain/MIME digest format choice for new subscribers. Once you are a list
member, you (or the list admin) control your setting and the default is

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