[kdepim-users] text/html

O. Sinclair o.sinclair at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 09:41:18 BST 2009

Pastor JW wrote:
> On Wednesday 01 July 2009 5:10:19 am DIL23 wrote:
>> Hello
>> (apologies if this appears posted twice - but it never came back to me the
>> first time I sent it!)
>> I've just signed up for GoogleCheckout and when they send me a receipt it
>> appears as plain text in Kmail BUT it should be HTML.
>> The message appears to be in 2 parts (but both with the same part number?)
>> the first bit in text/plain with Content-Transfer-Encoding: quoted
>> printable but part two is text/html with 7bit transfer encoding.
>> Is there a way to force it to HTML? So I can click on/follow the links in
>> the email?
>> I've just noticed this behaviour in another email - but it states "Your
>> email client cannot read this email" click on browser link - but viewing
>> the source shows a two part email 1st part text/plain 2nd part text/html
>> tags
> This message of yours is in plain text as I received it.  All HTML email is 
> filtered directly to trash.  Had it of been in HTML, I would never have seen 
> it.   Webpages should be in HTML and are read with a browser, email should 
> never be and is read with an email client.

Just have to comment though I see it as a bit off-topic: with that
method I could not run my business... as potential clients and
employers/consultancy providers do not live up to that way of reasoning.
I would get a trash folder full of potential work... and loads of
irritated clients.


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