[Tutor] Sending email as html

Kent Johnson kent37 at tds.net
Sat Sep 6 03:40:07 CEST 2008

On Fri, Sep 5, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Tim Johnson <tim at johnsons-web.com> wrote:
> On Friday 05 September 2008, Alan Gauld wrote:
> <...>
>> The argument to the contrary is simple enough - its not secure and
>> vulnerable to 'virus' type attack. For that reason many corporate
>> firewalls
>> trap or even prevent its delivery.

Given that MS Outlook sends HTML mail, I find that quite surprising.

> I've already looked at some recipes that send both html and
> text as an alternative.... there's one at
> http://code.activestate.com/recipes/67083/

That looks about right - a multipart MIME body with both text/plain
and text/html sections.


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