[development] HTML / Plain text emails

Neil Drumm drumm at delocalizedham.com
Tue Mar 14 23:59:53 UTC 2006

After the recent security announcement went out as HTML email there was 
a bit of chatter. Here is how to make things change:

- Security announcements and Drupal newsletters are sent using the 
simplenews module, development will happen there.

- There is a decent HTML to text converter in project module. If there 
is a use for it in core I'd be happy to add it, but for now I'd like to 
see it put in an .inc file which defines the necessary function(s) if 
they haven't already. Then this .inc can be thrown in any contributed 
module that needs it.

- The mime headers part of multipart messages isn't too bad to write. 
The part we would stumble on is the actual HTML, but we aren't doing 
anything too fancy and it seems that no one had issues with the quality 
of the markup (disclaimer: I only skimmed the complaints).

Neil Drumm

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