[linux-elitists] HTML in e-mail

Karsten M. Self kmself@ix.netcom.com
Sun Aug 24 20:47:50 PDT 2003


on Sun, Aug 24, 2003 at 09:26:44AM +0100, Peter Whysall (peter@whysall.net) wrote:
> On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 17:55, Bret Martin wrote:
> 
> > And, whom do we have to blame for HTML in e-mail?
> 
> have one very compelling reason to accept HTML email - it's what my
> mother sends.
> 
> And although I'd love to sit down with her and explain why HTML mail is
> bad, she wouldn't understand - she's a retired infant teacher who uses
> AOL because It Just Works For Her.
> 
> The consequences of me ignoring her mail are too horrible to
> contemplate, and handily outweigh any technical reasons for discarding
> HTML mail.

Fortunately, AOL have neatly preempted this matter entirely for me:

   http://yro.slashdot.org/yro/03/04/13/2215207.shtml?tid=120

Peace.

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