R: [hypermail] Why hypermail don't handle html in this message?

From: Alessandro Staltari <a_staltari_at_yahoo.it_at_hypermail-project.org>
Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 22:58:01 +0100
Message-ID: <002b01c163e9$716ec860$010110ac_at_archimede>

I don't know what RFCs say, but even if I agree text/plain should be always preferred, I'd like test/html parts do not be discarded but saved as attachment.
I'm surprised because the way hypermail discards part of the message.

What do you think about this?


> The text/plain is always "preferred" so that it would first pick that type
> the one to show, and then as the code advanced further to other types,
> type is checked if that is preferred and then it is meant to pick the last
> one said to be preferred.
> If I'm not mistaking, that's how the RFCs say we should deal with them.
> Of course, there might be bugs in there that makes hypermail not do
> (correctly) this at times.
> Then again, anyone who selects to have text/html as preferred content
> be prepared to get his mail archives serverly screwed up the minute some
> clever person finds out about it and mails handicrafted mail with lots of
> HTML tags in them.
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