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


From: Phil Carmody
Subject: Re: Can anybody tell me how to send HTML-format mail in gnus
Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 20:06:31 +0300
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Xah <address@hidden> writes:
> On Aug 8, 7:56 am, Phil Carmody <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> Xah <address@hidden> writes:
>> > On Aug 7, 10:54 pm, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:
>> >> I disagree with your suggestion that HTML is technically superior. You
>> >> can't just make a sweeping statement like that without actually defining
>> >> what it is that e-mail is supposed to provide. As someone else pointed
>> >> out, an F16 is technically superior to a bicycle, but if allyou want to
>> >> do is go to the corner shop, that technical superiority is not only a
>> >> waste, but also a handicap.
>>
>> > HTML is simply technically superior. Sure, F15 is better than bicycle
>> > but ridiculous. However, HTML is better than plain text in email is
>> > not ridiculous. It is the standard the world uses by large, and people
>> > want rich text in email. Wikipedia says the support for html email in
>> > email programs is 97%.
>>
>> An utterly spurious statistic. Support for Finnish emails in
>> email programs is probably closer to 100% than 97%, but that
>> doesn't mean that everyone should be or wants to be using
>> Finnish.
>
> Ok. You used analogy to refute my reason. What is your real argument
> that the ability to send/receive html formatted mail in emacs is not a
> good thing?

You are aparently too dense to see my real argument in
the above, so there's little point in me putting forward
a real argument on a different point. The incentive to 
play along with your trolling really isn't that great.

Phil
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