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Comment:Tightened up the MTA point in www/forum.wiki, and added a bit about digest delivery.
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User & Date: wyoung 2018-08-09 06:13:47
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2018-08-09
06:17
Tightned up the login-groups sub-section of the SSO section in forum.wiki. check-in: 60c586d7 user: wyoung tags: trunk
06:13
Tightened up the MTA point in www/forum.wiki, and added a bit about digest delivery. check-in: b51d6212 user: wyoung tags: trunk
06:04
More feature rah-rah in www/forum.wiki, plus better formatting. check-in: cce5da16 user: wyoung tags: trunk
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     restrict posts to plain text only or to allow wild-west
     HTML-formatted MIME email. Fossil's lightweight markup language
     formatting features give you a middle path, providing your users
     enough formatting power to communicate complex ideas well without
     providing so much power as to risk
     [https://wonko.com/post/html-escaping | security problems].

  *  <b>Easy Notification Emails:</b> Fossil's forum feature integrates


     with popular [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Message_transfer_agent
     | message transfer agents] (MTAs) such as Postfix, Exim, and
     Sendmail. It is easy to configure Fossil to send notifications of
     new posts to interested forum users via your Fossil server's
     existing MTA.  Notification emails include the complete message
     content for the benefit of those that prefer to visit the forum
     only when they need to post something.

     
  *  <b>Talks to Everyone:</b> Because Fossil delegates email handling
     to your existing MTA, it does not need to implement the
     [http://sqlite.1065341.n5.nabble.com/Many-ML-emails-going-to-GMail-s-SPAM-tp98685p98722.html
     | roughly two dozen]
     [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Request_for_Comments | RFCs] needed
     to properly support SMTP email in this complex world we've built.
     As well, this design choice means you do not need to do duplicate







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     restrict posts to plain text only or to allow wild-west
     HTML-formatted MIME email. Fossil's lightweight markup language
     formatting features give you a middle path, providing your users
     enough formatting power to communicate complex ideas well without
     providing so much power as to risk
     [https://wonko.com/post/html-escaping | security problems].

  *  <b>Easy Notification Emails:</b> It is easy to configure Fossil to
     send email notifications of new posts to interested forum users via
     your Fossil server's existing
     [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Message_transfer_agent | message


     transfer agent] (MTA): Postfix, Exim, Sendmail... Notification
     emails include the complete message content for the benefit of
     those that prefer to visit the forum only when they need to post
     something. Notifications are optional, and each user gets the
     choice of immediate or daily digest delivery.

  *  <b>Talks to Everyone:</b> Because Fossil delegates email handling
     to your existing MTA, it does not need to implement the
     [http://sqlite.1065341.n5.nabble.com/Many-ML-emails-going-to-GMail-s-SPAM-tp98685p98722.html
     | roughly two dozen]
     [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Request_for_Comments | RFCs] needed
     to properly support SMTP email in this complex world we've built.
     As well, this design choice means you do not need to do duplicate