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Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus


From: Phil Carmody
Subject: Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 17:56:55 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Xah <address@hidden> writes:
> On Aug 7, 10:54 pm, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I disagree with your suggestion that HTML is technically superior. You
>> can't just make a sweeping statement like that without actually defining
>> what it is that e-mail is supposed to provide. As someone else pointed
>> out, an F16 is technically superior to a bicycle, but if allyou want to
>> do is go to the corner shop, that technical superiority is not only a
>> waste, but also a handicap.
>
> HTML is simply technically superior. Sure, F15 is better than bicycle
> but ridiculous. However, HTML is better than plain text in email is
> not ridiculous. It is the standard the world uses by large, and people
> want rich text in email. Wikipedia says the support for html email in
> email programs is 97%.

An utterly spurious statistic. Support for Finnish emails in 
email programs is probably closer to 100% than 97%, but that 
doesn't mean that everyone should be or wants to be using 
Finnish.

Phil
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