[Mailman-Users] removing individual email headers from digest

Jim Dory james at dorydesign.com
Thu Mar 9 02:06:41 EST 2017

cool - things I didn't know about. Thanks Steve.    /jim

On Wed, Mar 8, 2017 at 9:05 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull <
turnbull.stephen.fw at u.tsukuba.ac.jp> wrote:

> Jim Dory writes:
> Warnings:
>  > Message-ID: line since that means nothing to the end user, and the
> If you have any digest subscribers with decent MUAs who are exploding
> the digest into individual messages, or treating it as a folder, and
> therefore would be able to respond to individual messages, you'll
> break threading (ie, replies will be treated as new conversations by
> many MUAs, and no MUAs will be able to keep late replies "near" the
> message they are in-reply-to -- they'll be all jumbled up ).
>  > Content-Type as that probably means nothing to the end user.
> Content-Type is essential to most MUAs to present the individual
> messages correctly.  Standard-conforming MUAs present the "raw"
> version of messages, including HTML markup and encoded characters (eg,
> foreign languages and emoticons).
> You're welcome to try it and see (as it turns out, most popular MUAs
> are anything but standard-conforming, so they may be able to guess
> what is meant from the context), but I would do it in the morning and
> monitor the list frequently throughout the day for cries of anguish
> from the digest subscribers.
> Steve

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