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Tue Aug 27 04:49:46 EDT 2019


1.8. How do I turn off HTML messages/attachments?
Mailman 2.0.* has no MIME supports. You will need to use an external MIME
stripping tool for Mailman 2.0.*.

  demime: http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html
  mimefilter: http://ftp.br.debian.org/debian/pool/main/m/mimefilter/
  stripmime: http://www.phred.org/~alex/stripmime.html
  stripmime: http://www.clarity.net/~adam/stripmime/

Notes: There are two different tools called "stripmime".
MimeFilter is written (and packaged for Debian Linux by Davide G. M.
Salvetti, who also packages and maintains the Debian Mailman package.

Typically such tools are used by either inserting them into the aliases used
for the Mailman lists, or by having the Mailman aliases deliver to procmail
which then runs the MIME stripper via a procmail recipe and then delivers
the message to Mailman.

There is also a patch for mailman 2.0.8 at
http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=413752&group_id=103
&atid=300103 from Geoffrey Dairiki.

Mailman 2.1.* adds some support for manipulating MIME srtuctures.

>
>
> > BTW *Don't* use HTML in this mailing list. People receiving the
> > digest will
> > see something like:
> >
> > This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> >
> > ------=_NextPart_000_003D_01C2C0B3.AB8711B0
> > Content-Type: text/plain;
> >     charset="iso-8859-1"
> > Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted-printable
> > ...
> >
> > etc. garbage...
>
> This comes up so often! Surely someone has made a list manager that can
> convert html posts to plain text when sending digests???? About the worst
> possible thing we can do to a new list member is tell them off after the
> first post. We are all programmers we don't have to put up with software
> that doesn't meet our requirements!
>
> Monte
>
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