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From Jon Stevens <...@latchkey.com>
Subject FW: HTML filtering on tomcat-dev
Date Mon, 16 Jul 2001 23:43:21 GMT
FYI...

Down with that bastard HTML email crap. :-)

-jon


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From: Brian Behlendorf <brian@collab.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 16:42:35 -0700 (PDT)
To: Jon Stevens <jon@latchkey.com>
Cc: <apmail@apache.org>
Subject: Re: HTML filtering on tomcat-dev


Done.

    Brian

On Mon, 16 Jul 2001, Jon Stevens wrote:
> Hello apmail gods,
>
> Will you please apply the same HTML filtering that is on turbine-dev to
> tomcat-dev?
>
> thanks,
>
> -jon
>
>
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> From: guru@stinky.com
> Reply-To: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2001 13:24:44 -0700
> To: Christopher Cain <ccain@mhsoftware.com>
> Cc: tomcat-dev@jakarta.apache.org
> Subject: Re: OT - HTML dev-list filter?
>
> I don't know how but I'd +1 it.
>
> Actually I do know how, sort of -- ezmlm-make has an option -x that
> configures it with "extras" including html rejecting.  But I'm not
> sure how to apply it to a running list.  ezmlm is kind of unfriendly.
> Read through the ezmlm FAQ for info.  One annoying thing I remember is
> that if you're using virtual hosts you have to specify where the
> config file is so you can change some cryptic line in it...
>
>  - A
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2001 at 12:38:13PM -0600, Christopher Cain wrote:
> > Is there any way I can talk someone into implementing Jon's HTML-filter
> > on the Tomcat Dev list? AFAIK there were no objections to the idea
> > itself. Does someone with the appropriate access (Pier, Craig, Jon?)
> > maybe have a few minutes to look into it? Granted it's not an urgent
> > priority, but it sounds like something that would be quick and easy to
> > implement, especially since Jon's been running it on the Turbine lists.
> > Pretty please ... I'll dance at your wedding =)
> >
> > - Christopher
> >
> > Jon Stevens wrote:
> > >
> > > on 7/13/01 12:26 PM, "Christopher Cain" <ccain@mhsoftware.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'm not familiar with list managing software myself, so I'll ask some
of
> > > > you who are. Is there any decent way of bouncing HTML-formatted messages
> > > > from the lists (or at least this one)? Another OSS project I am involved
> > > > in bounces multipart messages on its user list, which has the
> > > > side-effect of rejecting mails with attachments as well. Obviously that
> > > > wouldn't work for a dev list, but could a slightly more involved filter
> > > > check specifically for an HTML mime header and bounce those?
> > > >
> > > > I will assume that the reasons why HTML e-mails suck is fairly common
> > > > knowledge, so I won't belabor the point. I assume that there would be
no
> > > > objections to having such a thing in place, although with the Tomcat
> > > > list you never really know, do you? =)
> > > >
> > > > - Christopher
> > >
> > > ezmlm has a way to just filter out the text/plain. The only thing that I
> > > believe it rejects is attachments of text/html. We do this on the turbine
> > > lists and it hasn't been a problem.
> > >
> > > -jon
>
>

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