[comment] HTML Email -- STOP IT please!
Michael H. Warfield
Mon, 20 Aug 2001 12:57:34 -0400
On Mon, Aug 20, 2001 at 06:00:34PM +0200, Radel wrote:
> I think HTML email aren't so useful, but I think anyone free.
> Anyone must be free in choosing HTML or text email.
> Anyone must be free in choose to not read HTML email.
Guess that leaves me free to send HTML E-Mail into this list
with web-bugs in them and then submit every E-Mail address I harvest
to all the porn spam lists I like. Am I free to choose to do that too?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Peter Pohlmann <email@example.com>
> To: Juri Haberland <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Michael Walter
> Cc: 'Eyes to the Skies.' <email@example.com>;
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 8:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [comment] HTML Email -- STOP IT please!
> > Technology is to enhance quality the life and work.
> > It is not the way that there have been a major payload like images etc. in
> > the postings.
> > Html mail has the advantage that the mail can be formatted. that makes it
> > easier to read - with the proper mail client..
> > RFC or not RFC most of the users of email use html capable readers.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Juri Haberland" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > To: "Michael Walter" <walterm@Gliatech.com>
> > Cc: "'Eyes to the Skies.'" <email@example.com>;
> > <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Sent: Monday, August 20, 2001 8:36 AM
> > Subject: Re: [comment] HTML Email -- STOP IT please!
> > > Michael Walter wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Sorry, but I am not responsible for your choice in email client or
> > supported
> > > > protocols, only my own. I will not adjust my corporate email policies
> > or
> > > > software based on the limitations of your email client. If the
> > of
> > > > my email messages offends you in any way, simply block messages from
> > > > email address. If you want the advice that I offer on the list, you
> > will
> > > > have to accept the formatting of it as well. Just as you would in any
> > paper
> > > > document. I will not participate any further in this, "holy war",
> > imho
> > > > is just a waste of bandwidth and time, this has just been bugging me
> > a
> > > > bit.
> > >
> > > This ignorrant and arrogant.
> > > One should use the common minimum set of capabilities to communicate and
> > > not force people that don't have those capabilities to enhance there
> > > setup or ignore otherwise valid emails.
> > >
> > > This is a bad habit enforced by GUI MUAs...
> > >
> > > Juri
> > >
> > > --
> > > If each of us have one object, and we exchange them,
> > > then each of us still has one object.
> > > If each of us have one idea, and we exchange them,
> > > then each of us now has two ideas.
> > >
> > >
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