[linux-elitists] HTML in e-mail

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Thu Aug 21 16:39:38 PDT 2003


On Thu, Aug 21, 2003 at 10:08:03AM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> On 20-Aug-2003, Bret Martin wrote:
 
> This takes education that what they're doing is actually harmful.  Some
> people don't give a crap if what they do causes harm, but most simply
> don't understand that one way of email could possibly be more harmful
> than another.  That education is a delicate and difficult process, and
> messing up the first time usually means there will be no future
> opportunities to educate that person.
>


Since so many of them us IE or Outlook/OE for mail and such, the <input
type crash> bug often annoys them, as much as their html frippery annoys
others. The harm of those programmes gets pretty obvious then. 


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Jim Richardson         http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock

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