ANNOUNCE: Beta 4.25-5 released
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Wed Nov 5 11:29:44 GMT 2003
At 10:42 05/11/2003, you wrote:
>On Wed, 5 Nov 2003, Julian Field wrote:
> > [...]
> > I will endeavour to rewrite the comments.
> > Is this better?
> > # Do you want to convert HTML messages to plaint text if they contain
> > # any HTML tags whose settings above are "yes"?
> > # This will only apply if you are also allowing the tags to be present
> > # using the configuration options above. You can allow messages
> > # that contain the tags, but convert them to plain text. This makes
> > # the HTML harmless, while still allowing your users to see the text
> > # content of the messages.
> > # The newer "disarm" settings above can be used instead of this setting,
> > # to selectively disable the individual tags while leaving the rest of
> > # the message as the original HTML.
> > # Settin this to "yes" will cause all graphical content to be removed
> > # from messages, for example.
> > # This can also be the filename of a ruleset, so you can make this apply
> > # only to specific users or domains.
> > Convert Dangerous HTML To Text = no
>There are some details, including a split infinitive, which need
>attention. And in months and years to come the qualification "newer" to
>the word "disarm" will be superfluous.
>But looking wider, I wonder whether it could be simplified (dare I say
>clarified?) to something like:
> # The following "Convert Dangerous HTML To Text" only applies if set to
> # "yes" and if one or more of the above "Allow ... Tags" settings is "no".
> # It does not apply if those "Allow..." tags are all "yes" or "disarm".
> # If an "Allow ... Tags = no" is triggered by a message, and this
> # "Convert Dangerous HTML To Text" is set to "yes", then the HTML
> # message will be converted to plain text. This makes the HTML
> # harmless, while still allowing your users to see the text content
> # of the messages. Note that all graphical content will be removed.
> # This can also be the filename of a ruleset, so you can make this apply
> # only to specific users or domains.
> Convert Dangerous HTML To Text = no
>And even that contains some possibly spurious repetition.
I agree with your improved version (more or less).
Thanks for that.
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