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Hi

Thanks for the advice, yet when I go to: Listserv.loc.gov
<http://listserv.loc.gov/>.

I get the friendly message: " This U.S. Government system is restricted by
law to authorized, official use only."

Louis



On Mon, Aug 4, 2014 at 9:25 AM, Loftus Becker <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> I’ve done a little poking around. I too was getting weirdly formatted
> messages — more of them recently.
>
> I get the daily digest. I use (mostly) Apple’s Mail, most recent version,
> to send and receive messages.
>
> Turns out there are three choices for formatting when you subscribe to the
> digest version. There’s plain text (which I had been using), MIME format,
> and HTML.
>
> I changed to HTML. The next digest came through looking gorgeous, nice
> table of contents at the top, links to the individual messages below. The
> problem was that I got only the titles of the messages, not their actual
> content. There were what appeared to be links from the message title to the
> actual message, but double-clicking the link did nothing. If I copied the
> link and pasted it into my browser, I got directed to a page that said it
> was just for the gummint and I wasn’t entitled to access it.
>
> Interestingly, when I looked at the raw source of the email, it DID have
> the actual message content in it. So maybe for this particular bug the
> problem is with Apple’s Mail.
>
> I’ve switched to MIME format, and will see tonight whether or not that
> gives me an improvement over the plain text version. If not I’ll switch to
> getting individual messages for a while and see what that does.
>
> If you’re having formatting problems as a receiver, you might check out
> your formatting options and try changing them. Listserv.loc.gov.
>
> -Lofty