At 06:54 AM 11/1/00, Allan Newsome wrote:
>Just so we all know, AOL 6.0 does NOT give it's users the option of
>sending email in "Plain Text" format.
800 pound gorilla.
>This is a problem for both users and managers because people using AOL
>6.0 will not be able to post messages to majordomo lists.
Sure they will!
Demime home page: http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.html
Demime perl script: http://scifi.squawk.com/demime.stable
Demime config file: http://scifi.squawk.com/demime_junkmail.cf
Demime email list: email@example.com
This script can be installed in the majordomo alias pipe, and not
only reduces HTML to formatted plain text, it strips binary attachments
and flattens plain text attachments.
>Is there a way for list managers who do not own the server which is
>running majordomo to be able to avoid the "HTML" problem? How can I
>make this a non-issue for my subscribers?
I've been using it for many months on a couple dozen lists, without
a failure of any kind. LOVE IT! I also put it in the pipe to the
server command parser, so HTML does not screw up sub/unsub requests.
It's NOT specific to any server software, it just scrubs the email.