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RE: XML e-mail (was: RE: security problem in emailing HTML)

From: <JOrendorff@ixl.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 1999 10:35:01 -0500
Message-ID: <CD8E2CDBC6D0D111ACB900805FBBD97E01FCFF2D@mem-131.ixl.com>
To: www-html@w3.org
> For normal correspondence, it's shares the same bad idea with
> (pseudo)HTML - it presumes too much about what the recipient is -ah-
> "supposed" to have.  So, if the XML version does exist, 
> "down-translate"
> it to text/plain for delivery, and make the original available by some
> other means, e.g. a URL in the Mime headers.

This is a wonderful idea!  It's especially good for mailing lists
like this one where people are using many different agents.

*sigh*  I wish someone would implement this.

Received on Monday, 13 December 1999 10:35:41 UTC

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