[Tagging] [OSM-talk-be] mailing list good practice (user's and software's)

ael law_ence.dev at ntlworld.com
Tue Sep 17 11:23:39 UTC 2013


On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 01:02:23AM +0200, André Pirard wrote:
> On 2013-09-16 11:52, Glenn Plas wrote :
> > If you want to be serious about this then a new topic should be
> > initiated by sending a new mail instead of a reply with a new
> > subject.  Every decent mailclient out there -usually- does not use the
> > subject to 'thread' mails. instead it uses certain fields in the mail
> > headers.  I noticed that mail-man (the mailing list handler of THIS
> > list) does not seem to add those headers (in fact, they seem to be
> > removed from outgoing mails, I cannot find those fields like below).
> You're right, my main gripe is against the mailing list software mailman
> itself because it does not allow HTML.

Please, please no. HTML should only be in an attachment if and only if
it cannot be avoided. Apart from bloat, it is a security risk. Email != 
HTML.

ael



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