[linux-elitists] HTML in e-mail

D. Joe Anderson deejoe@raccoon.com
Sat Aug 23 04:22:31 PDT 2003


On Fri, Aug 22, 2003 at 02:07:25PM -0400, Bret Martin wrote:

> One of the folks I've dealt with recently on this issue is actually
> pretty technical.  But whenever I ask him to not send HTML e-mail, his
> response is along the lines of "but can I do bold text?  what do you
> suggest I do if I need that?"

I've had a very similar experience, but with another chemist,
and instead of just bold, he was asking about the symbols and
markup fundamental to naming the things we work with, including
subscripts, superscripts, and mixed Greek and Latin charsets.

--Joe



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