>Bottom line is that html and moderated lists don't work together. When the
>moderator 'approves' a message for moderated list, s/he must add a header.
>I don't beleive that any email client that supports HTML will also support
>changing headers. The 'approval' cannot be inside the HTML portion of the
I use attachments and HTML formatting in many majordomo lists. If you understand MIME, it's pretty
If I am sending out an HTML message, for example, I will send to the list without approval so that
it bounces. The bounce I receive is in MIME encoded text format. I then approve that message,
keeping the appropriate headers, adding the Approved: pwd header and making sure that I keep the
MIME-Version and Content-Type headers. So something like this (without the >'s)
>From: "Erik Peterson" <email@example.com>
>Subject: A simple attachment
>Date: Fri, 9 Feb 2001 15:37:56 -0500
>This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
>This is the body of the message
>with two lines of text.
Then it is important to remember to send this message as plain text, so you don't encode your
Now, essentially, you're just approving a text message which will be received by your list members
as a MIME message. This will still screw up digests, because the digest will have a single MIME
encoded message rather than the whole digest being MIME encoded...
Hope that helps.