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Re: mail command and html





--- On Thu, 11/27/08, Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com> wrote:

> From: Mikkel L. Ellertson <mikkel infinity-ltd com>
> Subject: Re: mail command and html
> To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list redhat com>
> Date: Thursday, November 27, 2008, 5:27 PM
> 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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