Basil Chupin blchupin at
Tue Jun 4 04:27:30 UTC 2013

On 04/06/13 14:21, Basil Chupin wrote:
> On 04/06/13 13:40, Errol Sapir wrote:
>> On 06/03/2013 05:40 PM, Basil Chupin wrote:
>>> On 03/06/13 21:39, Peter Watson wrote:
>>> You can still compose your messages in HTML but where you determine
>>> whether the message is sent as HTML or in ASCII (text) is in the
>>> CONTACTS list where you specify (at the bottom of the entry) how posts
>>> to this address should be sent: html, text or unknown.
>>> I always compose my mail in HTML because some of the people I deal with
>>> only recognise HTML (ie, if they saw text they wouldn't know what it 
>>> was
>>> - they are all Windows users you see :-) ) but posts to mail lists -
>>> like this one - has the Contact address configured to have mail sent to
>>> it as text.
>> Peter I now changed the format in my Kubuntu recipients list in the 
>> address book to "only send as text" to this list.
>> As I receive my mail correctly however sent, can you or Nils tell me 
>> if this is now received correctly.
>> TIA
>> Errol
> Received here, in this list, in text format :-) .
> BC


I forgot to mention that if you use the recent Daily releases (past 
~week+) of Thunderbird 24.0a1 then it has a bug and it seems to ignore 
the setting in the Contacts list of addressees and sends the mail as 
HTML. So if you are using 24.0a1 switch back to TB 17.0.6 and all will 
be well again.


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