Re: [hypermail] tar file of pre-commit hypermail WAI enhancements

From: Peter C. McCluskey <>
Date: Mon, 12 May 2003 11:38:22 -0700 (PDT)
Message-Id: <> (Jose Kahan) writes:
>> There's no default that does any equivalent of
>> "body {color: black; background: #ffffff}". Something should be done about
>> that.
>This can be solved through CSS, by adding a rule saying:
> body { color: black;
> background-color: #ffffff;
> }
>Should I add that default rule?

 I think so.
 If you do this and add the patch I'm appending, I think it will be ok for you to commit your changes (although I hope others will test it and provide feedback).

>Up to now, if the user doesn't specify a default CSS, we're embedding
>CSS rules at the top of each file produced by hypermail. After thinking
>about this, I guess this was the wrong approach (I'm the one who had
>proposed it, so blame me!). I think that it would be good to change
>this so that hypermail points to a default CSS location, e.g.,
>the directory where the archive is being produced, and have hypermail
>copy or generate a default CSS file there. Then have all the messages
>point there. This way, you can change all your style without having
>to rebuild the archive.
>What do you think about this?

 I have no opinion on this. (Jose Kahan) writes:
>I think I've added the backwards compatibility and while doing so,
>understood and fixed the finelink.c:replace_maybe_replies() crash
>you reported. It was related.

 The crash was not fixed in the tarball I just downloaded. Here is a patch which I think fixes it:

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