MODLIB Administrative Request

Fox srfox at
Sat Mar 1 10:15:24 EST 2003


just curious, having retired from a monstrously large internet service 
provider a few years ago: what email programs are left that cannot do 
html? An email package for a Commodore 64 or Altair or a Sinclair?  I 
am not being facetious, just curious about legacy email programs.


On Saturday, March 1, 2003, at 09:49 AM, j b krygier wrote:

> Hi Modlib people,
> I have had several pleas from list subscribers that
> postings to the list be in 'plain text' and not HTML.
> While HTML formatting allows you to have different
> fonts and effects, certain email programs cannot
> interpret it, and the users of these email programs
> get your HTML postings as a bunch of HTML code jibberish.
> The HTML code also shows up in the Modlib archives,
> and pretty much makes it impossible for anyone to
> ready any of the HTML formatted postings.
> You should be able to find the setting for sending
> plain text emails in your email program of choice,
> and I and your fellow Modlib listmembers thank you
> for making this adjustment.
> John K.

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