What's the best way to set up an ASCII and HTML maillist list?
glenn at antimatter.net
Sat Aug 20 20:47:57 GMT 2005
At 01:08 PM 8/20/2005, Gary Kline wrote:
> Can any one on-list clue me in on what kind of file(s)
> to create that will let me mail one file a day (or week)
> in both ASCII and HTML to people who subscribe to my
> list from my website.
> I can certainly cobble together the cgi/perl or php
> code that gets a person's email; I might as well use
> majordomo or mailman, for the list management. But
> what then?
> Specifically, I want to mail out a brief, neatly formatted
> file that might be (in html). E.g:
> <CENTER> Existence precedes essense
> <P ALIGN="right"> -- J-P. Sartre
> I would like to include a small graphic at the bottom of
> my html file. Maybe this is overkill. At any rate, the
> file would have to be readable by non-GUI mail programs
> as well. (Like mutt/elm/Mail).
> I created test files and read them with evolution and
> mutt. nO luck. The tests were fully html-complient,
> but showed up in raw/source mode... so it's time to
> ask the experts.
> [[ I did google around but didn't find anything that
> looked like what I want. So any help will be greatly
> thanks for help or pointers to help, &c.,
You could MIME encode it. Make the first part text/plain and the
second part text/html.
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