Message Excerpt Not Decoded

Asked by Dale Alspach

When I look at a message from the web interface as moderator, the message excerpt is often useless because it is base 64 encoded. (Yes I could run it through a decoder, but why should I have to do that?) Is there a way to have the message excerpt automatically decoded?

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Mark Sapiro (msapiro) said :

I have fixed this for Mailman 2.1.14 to be released soon.

There is no way to do this other than patching Mailman/Cgi/ line 602 from

. for line in email.Iterators.body_line_iterator(msg):


. for line in email.Iterators.body_line_iterator(msg, decode=True):

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