[thesite] FW: [thalist] Darling

aardvark roselli at earthlink.net
Mon Apr 29 09:59:03 CDT 2002

> From: "Warden, Matt" <mwarden at mattwarden.com>
> >
> >what legit post has an attachment of *any* kind?
> any post that has a content-type string that doesn't match the MG
> filters' "ok list"
> for instance, my posts still get held because of a "suspicious header"
> and it's because of the way my client sends the charset in teh
> content-type (i guess)

dude -- get a real email client...

er... isn't there another way to check?  dunno what the answer to
that is, if any, but i *do* know that when i've replied to converted
posts, my own posts have often been listed as converted from
HTML as well...

> >> The newer MG mods try to extract plain text from 'rich
> >> text' mails and let them through.
> >
> >i know, but i've never felt that was worth it... it simply allows
> >people to continue to use HTML mail in their regular lives, and since
> >i can't fly all over the world resetting their mail clients, i was
> >kinda hoping our rabid stance might convert 'em on the cheap...
> yeah, i kind of agree with that. except it isn't just html-formatted
> emails that get held. and it would keep me from posting if i knew that
> it wouldn't show up for another 30 minutes, when someone else will
> surely have given the solution already.

bugger... it just seems like a bizarre exception, that there has to
be a more boolean way to determine if something is plain text or

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