HTML mail [was Re: FEL was Re: Hi]
jd1008 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 9 01:52:06 UTC 2010
On 08/08/2010 06:49 PM, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> On Sunday, August 08, 2010 16:45:55 Mike Klinke wrote:
>> On Sunday 08 August 2010 09:30, 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?
>> His original message arrived here with the following stanza
>> (slightly modified so your mail client doesn't interpret it):
>> Content; t e x t / h t m l; charset=ISO-8859-1
>> Hi!<b-r>I&-#39;m Arpad Attila Bakos, 25 years old guy interested in
>> open-source software and hardware,from Hungary.<b-r>Working as a
>> repair technician at a world leader mobile phone company I&-#39;ve
>> met a Fedora ambassador, who adviced me to join FEL.<b-r>
> But it seems this is not what I received. You can look back in this thread
> where I quoted the full OP message, as KMail showed it to me. There was no
> mention of html context, nor any tags for line breaks.
> That is the reason why I got confused about g's remark in the first place. Is
> KMail just hiding something from me here? Or is there something else going on?
> I repeat, when I receive a message that is "really" html, KMail yells quite
> outloud about it, refuses to display the message unless explicitly requested
> to do so, etc. Nothing of the sort happened in the OP's case.
> So I still don't understand what is going on. Although, if everyone else
> agrees that there *were* html tags in the OP's message, then it is probably
> something down to my local setup...
> Best, :-)
I vaguely recall that some mailers will send a message in both plain
text and in html.
So, you may have viewed the plain text portion of the message.
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