[MlMt] markdown support confusion

Eric Sharakan esharakan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 19 23:52:08 EST 2019

On 19 Dec 2019, at 21:53, Philip Paeps wrote:

> On 2019-12-19 22:21:45 (+0800), Eric Sharakan wrote:
>> From the manual:
>>     The markup related popup menu in the Composer also includes an 
>> option to enable/disable the generation of the
>>     HTML body part. If disabled then MailMate only generates a 
>> standard plain text message, but it has a markup
>>     parameter in the Content-Type header with the value markdown. For 
>> example:
>>     Content-Type: text/plain; format=flowed; markup=markdown
>> But I'm not seeing that enable/disable option in any popup in the 
>> composer window.
> It's above the headers, to the right of Signature and to the left of 
> Attachments.  You can choose between "Markdown" and "Plain text".  I 
> seem to remember that there was a "generate HTML part" option there 
> too once upon a time but I may be misremembering.  Perhaps the 
> documentation has become stale...

Yeah, I'm aware of that pulldown, but was looking for an option to 
enable/disable the generation of the HTML body part.

>> And I noticed that plain text emails I send do have the Content-Type 
>> similar to the above.  Is that expected behavior?  And is that 
>> snippet from the manual still accurate?  And does this mean MM is not 
>> generating the HTML portion when I _am_ using markdown (as I am in 
>> this message)?
> This message did have a multipart/alternative structure with a 
> text/html part.

Okay, guess that answers that question. :-)


> Philip
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