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Off-topic : response to Maciej Stachowiak in re e-mail

From: Philip & Le Khanh <Philip-and-LeKhanh@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
Date: Tue, 01 May 2007 23:39:58 +0100
Message-ID: <4637C1BE.30005@Royal-Tunbridge-Wells.Org>
To: "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:

> Every email client in the world can also read multipart/alternative 
> containing text/plain and text/html alternatives. The majority will 
> choose the text/html alternative, allowing more attractive and readable 
> content which can be better understood by accessibility tools than 
> ad-hoc ASCII art markup, while the minority of clients that can only 
> understand the text/plain alternative will choose that one.

Totally off-topic, but are you /really/ arguing that one should
send e-mail in multiple formats ?  If so, there are many who
would protest loudly at receiving such bloated nonsense.

Philip Taylor
Received on Tuesday, 1 May 2007 22:40:06 UTC

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