[sylpheed:35933] Re: Sylpheed 3.4

edwardp at mcom.com edwardp at mcom.com
Mon Dec 30 06:44:22 JST 2013

On Sun, 29 Dec 2013 22:37:04 +0100
ChristophK <christoph at kobenetz.de> wrote:

> I guess you didn't fully understand what Attila wanted to tell you:
> Sylpheed handles html messages, but probably not the way you
> expect it to. Sylpheed just displays them as plain text, but with
> hyperlinks to follow (and some formatting).
> Do you know lynx?
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lynx_(web_browser)
> It's a text web browser. It doesn't display fancy backgrounds,
> fonts, etc. - just the text with hyperlinks (and some formatting).
> Sylpheed works in a similar way. It kinda "strips" (parses) the HTML
> and displays it as text.
> Regards
> Christoph

Yes, Lynx I have heard of, used it back in the old dialup days with a shell account.  :)

I thought Sylpheed would display an HTML e-mail in the same manner that Thunderbird would.

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