Re: OT plain text missing from web mail (was: Installer Can Not Find Root"
- Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2017 15:37:03 -0500 (GMT-05:00)
- From: <mrmazda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: OT plain text missing from web mail (was: Installer Can Not Find Root"
Tom Furie composed:
> On Mon, Nov 20, 2017 at 05:47:55PM -0500, Cindy-Sue Causey wrote:
>> That's weird. I don't see that on my end. The original email looks as
>> normally expected from Debian lists. :)
> That's weird. The original mail, and all of Dan's mails to the list, have
> only a single html part. An incredibly badly constructed html part at
As this will be, it was sent using
X-Mailer: EarthLink Zoo Mail 1.0
Content-Type: text/html; charset=UTF-8
The string "Content-Type: multipart" is absent from his message. The only place on Earthlink's web mail site I can find that addresses HTML vs. plain text is in the "Message Display" section of "Preferences", where the label is
HTML Message View
" Choose 'off' to view HTML messages as text. "
which I have set to "off". That said, the page I'm composing on has a link
"Use the new WebMail"
I'm not going to click on it and risk not being able to get back to using plain text. I suppose that may be what Dan's using and he hasn't figured out how to not send in HTML.
I can't imagine Dan continuing to choose to use Earthlink web mail once the problems this thread is about have been solved. It's a poor UI, like Yahoo and all other web mail I've ever had to fall back on.
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