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Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus


From: Xah
Subject: Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus
Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2008 09:50:23 -0700 (PDT)
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Xah Lee wrote:
«
HTML in email is a very good thing.
...
Plain-Text Email Fetish
http://xahlee.org/UnixResource_dir/writ/plain_text.html
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HTML_e-mail
»

On Aug 7, 8:17 am, Cor Gest <address@hidden> wrote:
«That is utter CRAP, if you think that a message, dolled-up more than
a cathouse on X-mas'eve has more information than the same text in
ascii, you really ought to learn to read.»

well, HTML is technically superior simply because it can do a lot more
things.

In the mid 1990s, a lot tech geeker seriously think that the web
should remain in plain text or <pre>. They say exactly what you are
saying now. If you do research on newsgroup archive, i bet you can
still dig up lots of such arguments.

  Xah
∑ http://xahlee.org/

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