[Wikipedia-l] Survey regarding email preference (was Re: html emails)

Tim Starling t.starling at physics.unimelb.edu.au
Tue Apr 19 03:58:52 UTC 2005

Chad Perrin wrote:
> Text email is universal.  HTML email alienates a great many people.  If
> I wanted to see HTML, I'd use a browser or an HTML editor.

Check out this survey, done in 2003:

87% of the non-technical survey group reported being able to read HTML
email, and 93% of the business group. HTML was reported to be preferred
over plain text by both groups.

-- Tim Starling

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