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Notification emails are not parsed properly by Hotmail #259
There are reports of Comment Mail "New reply" notification emails showing up as blank when received by a Hotmail account: https://wordpress.org/support/topic/problem-with-hotmailcom?replies=2
We need to set up a test Hotmail account and attempt to reproduce this.
Looks like this might have to do with the DOCTYPE: http://blog.aaronvanderzwan.com/2012/09/sending-emails-hotmail-emails-are-blank-empty/
We need to update the DOCTYPE in the email templates to fix this issue with Hotmail.
Here's what we currently use (an HTML5 doctype)
Here's what it needs to be changed to so that it works with Hotmail (This is an XHTML 1.0 Strict doctype):
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May 15, 2016
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May 15, 2016
Comment Mail v160618 has been released and includes changes from this GitHub Issue. See the v160618 announcement for further details.
This issue will now be locked to further updates. If you have something to add related to this GitHub Issue, please open a new GitHub Issue and reference this one (#259).