Channels 12 and 13

Dave Edwards Dave.Edwards at abicom-international.com
Tue Feb 18 08:49:33 EST 2003


Personally I'd blame operator error (me). I had not realised that my 
mailer would be smart and decide to use mime/html for this message!

Dave


Brian Capouch wrote:

> gARetH baBB wrote:>
>
>>
>>
>> Eeek, something without a text/plain part is ... difficult.
>>
>> [MIME should be shot, along with text/html ...]
>>
>>
>
> No, MIME is all right, for what it does, which is glue together the 
> various parts of the web.
>
> And text/html, as it turns out, is part of MIME. . .
>
> Using fancified email just because the UI will create it is bad, and 
> the lists ought to have filters set up to reject it.
>
> One of my customers has an elaborate graphic background, and sets his 
> text in 40 different colors and fonts; his emails are a half-megabyte.
>
> We could stop it if the list managers would simply not allow it.
>
> B.
>
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