HTML mail [was Re: FEL was Re: Hi]

Patrick O'Callaghan pocallaghan at
Sun Aug 8 15:17:54 UTC 2010

On Sun, 2010-08-08 at 15:30 +0100, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> IOW, shouldn't the mail filter (generic one, I'm not talking
> specifically about 
> g's mail filter) check the actual contents of the message for html
> stuff, rather 
> than just blindly trust the message header?

To do that it would need to parse the contents (it's easy to construct a
message that looks a lot like HTML but isn't, e.g. a plain text message
discussing HTML syntax). Way too much work for a filter which might be
invoked for every incoming message.


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