New mutt-devel problems with text/html processing
bob at immure.com
Thu Oct 7 16:26:22 UTC 2010
On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 06:51:38AM -0700, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 07, 2010 at 08:22:09AM -0500, Bob Willcox wrote:
> > The new version of mutt-devel nolonger honors my mailcap entry to invoke lynx
> > when it encounters a text/html file type. Instead it simply displays the raw
> > html text. According to their UPDATING file, they say:
> > "all text/* parts can be displayed inline without mailcap"
> > Which is suspiciously in the realm of the problem I'm seeing.
> > Perhaps there's now some other way of displaying text/html files w/o mailcap
> > and an external program that I'm missing?
> Looks relevant, with a response from Michael Elkins explaining the
> Basically, it appears that as of 1.5.21, mutt only displays text/* MIME
> types using its own internal engine. If you want the old behaviour,
> when selecting the attachment/entry, press "m".
> Personally I don't like this change, but I'll deal with it.
Thanks Jeremy, that was it. Guess I'll just have to get used to pressing 'm'
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