ADMIN: changing list format option? (fwd)

Allison Marles apm at alumni.uwaterloo.ca
Tue May 17 18:59:38 EDT 2005


I am terribly in favour of this suggestion.  I read/send all my mail in
plain text and find html emails annoying.

Allison

On Mon, May 16, 2005 at 11:12:05PM -0400, deborah.dwj at suberic.net wrote:
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> Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 23:11:34 -0400 (EDT)
> From: deborah <deborah at suberic.net>
> To: dwj at suberic.net
> Subject: ADMIN: changing list format option?
> 
> On Mon, 16 May 2005, Dorian E. Gray wrote:
> 
> |Minnow replied to me...
> |
> |>>(Several lists I'm on insist that members use plain text only.)
> |>
> |> How very civilised.  That must save a lot of modem-minutes for people who
> |> aren't on broadband.
> |
> |Well, yes, that is part of the point.  That and the fact that, apparently,
> |HTML messages do very strange things to the digests (I don't do the digest
> |thing, personally, but I gather that one HTML mail in a digest can either
> |make everything come out formatted as that message was, or fill one or all
> |of the messages in the digest with gobbledegook).
> 
> I believe I can do this.  List question: would anyone be bothered by
> forcing all list mail to come through plain text only?  Reply to me
> privately if so.  (I have all my mail in plain text and dont know how
> much formatting people are getting.)
> 
> -deborah
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