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Re: Off Topic - HTML mail

Michael Champion wrote:

> I'm one of the offenders here (Marcus has politely asked me privately not to
> do it in the past), and I will bravely blame it on Microsoft <grin>.

Sorry Michael, I'd have been happy to leave names out of it. To look on the bright side though, it only annoys me
because I'm interested in what you have to say.

> So, long complicated explanation, the gist of which is that sending HTML mail
> is the path of least resistance in my environment. Not a good reason, I'll
> admit..

... but far better than no reason at all.

> but I'm wondering how many others can't cope with HTML mail in this day
> and age?

The problem seems to compound when other people respond to your mail - fonts change, colors change, column widths
change. This certainly doesn't merit a long thread, but if people have no reason to send HTML, I for one would
appreciate if they didn't. I don't have so much time or energy to spend on email that I can afford to labour over a
posting, no matter how interesting.


Marcus Carr                      email:  mrc@allette.com.au
Allette Systems (Australia)      www:    http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
       - Einstein