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Re: H.T.M.L. (RE: Getting home directory in Windows 2000 environment)
Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com> wrote:
> At 15:15 2003-04-09, you wrote:
>> --- HTML contents snipped ---
>> May I ask those of you who insist in posting in HTML format to reconsider!
> the lingua franca of the worldwide web
Yes. Let it stay there.
and it is widely supported by
> GUI mail and news clients.
Does that mean that we should all post in jpegs since we could then achieve
exactly the same thing?
Personal communications must extend beyond
> simple text without stylistic variation for computers to fully
> facilitate human communication.
Post your proof.
People have been using plain text to communicate quite satisfactorily, thank
you very much.
>> c) Attached images add an unnecessary burden on email downloads
> Burden? On whom?
On every single person that receives it. That much must be obvious, or are
you being deliberately obtuse?
If the poster feels the need to communicate visually,
> then it is their prerogative.
Just as it would be my perogative to ignore it or bounce it.
>> Offending software:
>> AFAIK only MICROSOFT Outlook and Outlook Express has this enabled by
>> default; SHAME ON YOU M.S!
> Again, this is BS. I use Eudora for mail and Mozilla (and before it
> Netscape) for news, and they all send HTML mail and images without a
> Please don't be so atavistic. By definition everyone using Cygwin is
> using an operating system whose GUI subsystem is not optional.
Whereas html /is/ optional.
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