HTML messages to mailing lists. Problem upgrading ncurses
sk at infinitepigeons.org
Thu Jul 24 04:50:08 CEST 2008
On Wed, Jul 23, 2008 at 5:44 PM, Stroller
<stroller at stellar.eclipse.co.uk> wrote:
> On 24 Jul 2008, at 01:09, Dale Schumacher wrote:
>>> Also, could you possibly post to the list in plain text, not HTML?
>> Sure, I could. I thought it would be more clear to post the
>> transcript in fixed font. Doesn't it come through as multi-part-
>> alternative anyway, so you should have a plain-text version too?
>> It seems the richer markup is often useful.
> The fixed-width font you chose ("courier new,monospace"?) is
> honoured, but comes up as greyish on my mail client (Apple's Mail)
> and is difficult to read.
So it sounds the problem is with your client. Tell your client,
assuming its a reasonable client, to only show plain text and not the
The only argument to skip html is disk space/bandwidth which is rarely
an issue these days.
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