|Subject:||Re: HTML and Plain Text|
|Posted by:||Remy Lebeau (TeamB) (firstname.lastname@example.org)|
|Date:||Thu, 18 Aug 2005|
"Grant Brown" <gra…@sitedoc.com.au> wrote in message
> We are trying to send a email message in html format.
If you go tohttp://www.indyproject.org and click on the "Team Blogs" link
inside the "Indy.Sockets" section, I just posted an article yesterday on how
to send HTML messages with Indy.
> The nature of our data is richtext converted to HTML
Makes no difference where the HTML is coming from. HTML is HTML.
> As a result of the text contents, it is not possible to end up with
> a plain text version of the message to be sent.
That is fine. Sending plain text is not a requirement. Though at the very
least, you should send a plain-text message telling non-HTML readers that
the real content of the message is not available in plain-text. There is no
requirement that the plain-text and HTML have to say the same thing.
> I have been reading in the list that all HTML messages must also
> contain a plain text copy of the message.
That depends on your version of Indy. Indy 9 requires it. Indy 10 does
> In our case where plain text is not possible what do I send as the plain
Anything you want.
HTML and Plain Text posted by Grant Brown on Thu, 18 Aug 2005