[Mailman-Users] AOL recipients getting scrambled html messages

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Sat Nov 18 12:22:20 EST 2017

On 11/17/2017 01:36 PM, Terry wrote:
> I have a few members in a list that have addresses at AOL.com and lately
> they are reporting that the messages they receive via my distribution
> list are garbled. What's really happening is that aol is displaying raw
> html code to them instead of the message. Below is a short excerpt of
> the start of the messge they receive. There's a strange
> class="aolReplacedBody" in the first few lines that implies that aol is
> really messing with the html.
> Any ideas what's happening and how to fix it?

It might help to see the full raw message as received by the AOL users.
To see this in the AOL web UI, open the message and select More -> View
Message Source.

Does your list filter content? If not, It might help to have settings like

filter_content: Yes
 plus whatever other types you want to accept.
collapse_alternatives: Yes
convert_html_to_plaintext: Yes

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