Mailscanner converting HTML messages with FORM tags

Lancaster, David Matthew dml at UNB.CA
Mon Oct 20 14:38:27 IST 2003

Quoting Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>:

> At 12:49 20/10/2003, you wrote:
> >Ever since I installed mailscanner-4.24-5, HTML messages with form tags are
> >being converted to plain text, since it appears that HTML forms are now
> >considered "Dangerous HTML".
> >
> >We'd like to be able to continue using the "Convert Dangerous HTML" option
> to
> >convert Iframe and Object Codebase messages, but we'd like to exclude HTML
> >forms without having to maintain large sets of rulesets.
> >
> >Perhaps the Allow/Convert options could be restructured to something like
> >this:?
> >Allow Form Tags = { yes | convert | no}
> >Allow Object Codebase Tags = { yes | convert | no}
> >Allow IFrame Tags = { yes | convert | no}
> >
> >This would also allow further selection of criteria (e.g. javascript, etc)
> as
> >"Dangerous HTML", while still allowing a great deal of tuning.
> Would you like to be able to strip _all_ html out of some messages, or just
> strip out a few specific tags from some messages? The latter is much harder.

I don't currently have the need to strip out specific html...just to select
which of the three criteria (iframe, obj codebase, form) will cause the message
to be converted to plain text.


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