[cvsnt] Re: support.cvsgui message format sucks...

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at removethis.system3r.se
Thu Jul 17 12:57:09 BST 2003

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I was a bit hasty in my assessment. Now I found a reply from you on
the issue of browsing the repository and it too is formatted with
HTML. :-(
I guess I have to unsubscribe to the cvsgui group.


On Thu, 17 Jul 2003 06:29:10 GMT, bo.berglund at removethis.system3r.se
(Bo Berglund) wrote:

>On Tue, 15 Jul 2003 11:10:11 +0200, "Oliver Giesen" <ogware at gmx.net>
>>> I noticed that there was a "pause" for about a week when no messages
>>> from cvsgui came through the cvsnt newsserver.
>>> Now they have started to appear again, but contrary to before the
>>> pause the messages are containing a whole lot of HTML tags embedded in
>>> the text making the messages next to unreadable.
>>> Can this be switched off in the cvsnt newsserver?
>>Hmm, I noticed the one-week pause (probably due to the server-problems Tony
>>talked about) but I do not see the sudden increase in HTML-messages. AFAICT
>>among the last 50 messages or so there were just two HTML messages. I
>>usually do not even notice this because I have configured my OEx to "read
>>all messages as plain text". I just reset this option to verify your
>>comment. However, if your newsreader cannot interpret HTML (and be it only
>>to convert it back to plain-text) I can see that a server-side conversion
>>would be useful indeed.
>I am not using Outlook as my newsreader, I use Forte Free Agent and it
>does not handle HTML. I think that many others do not either.
>I noted that a thread that starts out as HTML switches back to
>plaintext as soon as you respond to it. But about 90% of the threads
>come up as nonreadable HTML coded stuff now and this was definitely
>not the case before the feed stop a week ago.
>Obviously the messages from Yahoo come as HTML (complete with heavy
>picture attachments and all) unless the subscriber does something
>about it. In this case whatever it was Tony had running before in the
>way of filtering programs has been switched off now and the HTML comes
>through. Which makes it impossible for me to read the stuff....
>/Bo Berglund

/Bo Berglund

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