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Re: No subset for email

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Sat, 10 Mar 2007 09:07:30 +0100
Message-ID: <45F26742.6060402@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Pierre Saslawsky <pierre@photobiker.com>
Cc: public-html-mail@w3.org

On 10/03/2007 01:11, Pierre Saslawsky wrote:

>> You forget one point : if one receives an HTML-based email and replies
>> to that message in HTML, the original prose must be readable and its
>> styles and look'n'feel should not impact the new text.
> The handling of the quoted content was actually one of the points I 
> raised in my first email to this list. MUA providers (Yahoo, Google, 
> Thunderbird...) tag their quoted content with custom types or custom 
> classes. I'd love to see some standardization there. Same if we want 
> email clients to support forms and templates: several things might have 
> to be agreed upon amongst providers but I see them as extensions of 
> existing standards (or precisions regarding their application), 
> certainly not as subsets.

It just means it's a context where we need scoped stylesheets.

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