Acceptable format for posts to this list

Basil Chupin blchupin at
Wed Jul 6 07:29:48 UTC 2011

On 05/07/11 18:22, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> I just noticed - after all this time! :-( - that what I posted came
>> back to me in the same format as when I sent it  - that is, it was
>> in HTML format. And I did send the message in HTML.
>> Other lists I belong to reject any posts in HTML format and will only
>> accept posts in text format only.
>> Does ubuntu-users naturally accept messages in HTML format or was
>> this simply a temporary hiccup in the list server's settings?
> It isn't prohibited to send HTML mails here. From
> <>:
> | HTML mail
> |
> | Avoid sending emails in HTML format, if possible. Some people may find
> | it more difficult to read or reply to these emails. Also, HTML email
> | takes up more space, so people with restricted Internet access will be
> | happier to receive plain text emails.
> While some members of this list complain(ed) about any HTML contents, I
> simply don't care if there is at least a text version included. If it is
> HTML only, I ignore those mails.
>> (In any case, I have altered TB to send future posts to this list in
>> text format only,
> Thank you.
> Nils

Thanks Nils for this information.

And you won't get an HTML message in this (or any other ubuntu/kubuntu 
related) list again :-) .


God must love crazy people. He keeps making so many of them.

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