Tue Apr 5 13:55:05 NZST 2005
> I just don't understand why any
> mail client in use today would not support HTML; or why people would
> turn it off? Surely, unless you're using OE, security isn't a problem.
> People seem to manage browsing the web without issues, and that's a far
> less controlled and predictable environment than email.
I get sick of people sending me email with colours that make my eyes
bleed. I hate people who send me email in random fonts that they've
found on the internet that make me guess what they are trying to say. I
have grown a healthy feeling of rage at people who think that I really
wanted to download that 600mb image of themselves for their sig.
I like my mail to be nice and consistant. I have eyesight issues, so I
pump the fontsize up on my mail, and late at night when I'm tired I just
can't be bothered squinting at the screen to make out what someones
written who decided that I really needed to see it in their favourite
3pt font size. IT may be easy for /them/ to read but I can't. I force
my mailer to display as text/plain always. Thus I get a consistant,
easy to read mail that I can see, people trying to convince me to read
mail their way just end up in the bitbucket.
As an aside, spam often doesn't have sane text/plain parts, so I skip on
all the weird porn spam too.
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