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Re: mail command and html



Guillaume wrote:
> 2008/11/27 Patrick O'Callaghan <pocallaghan gmail com>:
>> On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 16:59 +0100, Guillaume wrote:
>>> hi,
>>>
>>>
>>> I would like to send a html mail from console with the  `mail`
>>> utility. I try this :
>>>    cat html.file |mail -s subject recipient somewhere domain
>>> I try to had some header in the htlm.file but it does not work too.
>> You need to say what you mean by "does not work".
> Ok sorry !
> 
> When i send email with simple command like
>     $cat html.file |mail -s subject recipient somewhere domain
> the mail arrive to recipient but is not read as HTML. In the mail
> reader the html tag appear in "clear" and text is not formatted...
> Of course, the file i use is well formated in html language.
> 
> 
The problem is that the mail command does understand MIME so it
sends everything as plain text. You may want to look at nail instead.

Mikkel
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