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Re: is this group alive?

From: Elliot Ross <elliot.ross@actionrocket.co>
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2016 20:14:06 +0100
Cc: "Hall, Charles (DET-MRM)" <Charles.Hall@mrm-mccann.com>, Chaals McCathie Nevile <chaals@yandex-team.ru>, "public-htmail@w3.org" <public-htmail@w3.org>
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To: "Rémi (HTeuMeuLeu)" <remi@hteumeuleu.fr>
I'm in, let's do this.

not to be all pluggy, but I wrote my initial thoughts on this here 
https://medium.com/email-design/will-there-ever-be-an-html-email-standard-bf8a2b7f48d8#.wz3nd27z3

Elliot Ross 
elliot@actionrocket.co
07891327350

> On 6 Jul 2016, at 19:57, Rémi (HTeuMeuLeu) <remi@hteumeuleu.fr> wrote:
> 
> I'm in as well. I've learnt a lot about webmail security these past two years. And I'd love to start chatting with webmail makers and email client makers to understand some of the restrictions they have. 
> 
> For example, I've just tested this email (http://emails.hteumeuleu.fr/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/the-fab-four.html) on Yandex.Mail (https://mail.yandex.com). It looks like Yandex.Mail completely removes the content of an inline "style" attribute whenever there is a substraction in a calc() function. For example, `min-width:calc(25%);` is supported. But `width:calc(230400px - 48000%);` will make the whole inline styles get filtered. Is this a bug or a feature ? What's the reasoning behind this from Yandex point of view ?
> 
> More and more I'm thinking that a specification explaining what webmails implementors should be careful about in CSS, what attributes should they prefix in HTML, etc. could be very useful. Do you agree with that ?
> 
> -- Rémi
> 
> 
> 2016-07-06 15:02 GMT+02:00 Hall, Charles (DET-MRM) <Charles.Hall@mrm-mccann.com>:
>> I second that.
>> I would enthusiastically join any effort for email standards.
>> 
>> Charles Hall
>> UX Architect, Technology
>> 
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>> 
>> Creativity. Technology. Performance.
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>> On 7/6/16, 6:32 AM, "Chaals McCathie Nevile" <chaals@yandex-team.ru> wrote:
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>> >On Tue, 05 Jul 2016 20:10:00 +0200, Daniel Black <dyspop@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Wish I'd seen it earlier. Is it kicking?
>> >
>> >To be honest, not currently, although if people want to kick it into life
>> >
>> >I will certainly be pleased.
>> >
>> >Have a look at the sort of things we tried to do, and feel free to prodŠ
>> >
>> >cheers
>> >
>> >Chaals
>> >
>> >--
>> >Charles McCathie Nevile - web standards - CTO Office, Yandex
>> >  chaals@yandex-team.ru - - - Find more at http://yandex.com
>> >
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