On 4/19/05, Anthere <anthere9(a)yahoo.com> wrote:
Gregory Maxwell a écrit:
HTML mails would make me unsub, perhaps that
wouldn't be universally bad. :)
I did not understand what unsub means.
Unsubscribe. I would turn off my list membership. I do not wish to
received HTML mail, .. Most html mail is spam, and most html mail is
dropped by my aggressive spamfilters. If this list went HTML, I wold
miss many messages, so I might as well unsubscribe.
I would probably not be alone.
As far as
links go, your MUA should see them and make them clickable
even without html mail, I'm sure someone here can make some
recommendations for your platform...
I have no idea what MUA means.
images might have been useful in our discussions about
sexual images on wikipedia, I suppose... :)
I can't figure what you mean.
HTML allows you to put pictures inside emails, not just links. It can
be abused to show you images that you don't like. I would have found
it amusing to abuse that feature when we were discussing blocking
images, although I would not have actually done it. Other people
might, and it is a reason you should not want html mail.
If I may dare say... this mailing list is
international. It would be
helpful if people made an effort so as to be understandable to more people.
It is a general comment, not limited to you only. Maybe I am a bit
stupid these days.
I find this amusing: I used "MUA" in an effort to be clear since I
knew the acronym was the same in all languages.
HTML email can exclude people in much the same way that using obscure
English words can confuse non-native readers, except it is far easier
and less harmful to avoid HTML than it is to avoid English that is
difficult for nonnative readers of english.