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Re: Off Topic - HTML mail
- From: Marcus Carr <email@example.com>
- To: Ken North <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2001 14:49:35 +1000
Ken North wrote:
> The benefit of HTML mail seems rather obvious. It's the same reason I read
> today's newspaper instead of tossing it because it was composed using only
> 10 pt Courier.
10 pt Courier is vastly preferable to some of the postings I see. Like you, I'm arguing for readability.
> When dealing with members of a digital generation that takes inspiration
> from videogames and MTV, my experience is attention span is a problem for
> which HTML is a solution. It takes less work for me to get my point across.
Your mail comes through fine - is it HTML?
> The operative word in written communication is communication.
I agree - but I would suggest that it's much more important to get the point across than to worry about whether it
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