Altair 8800 front panel lamps

From: Iggy Drougge <>
Date: Sun Jun 3 07:01:55 2001

Mark Gregory skrev:

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Sellam Ismail" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Saturday, June 02, 2001 6:25 PM
>Subject: Re: Altair 8800 front panel lamps

Sigh, yet another five-line attribution tag.

>> On Sat, 2 Jun 2001, ajp166 wrote:
>> > I wrote once about this and it's annoying!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>> >
>> > Stop with the funky font shit!
>> Allison, what e-mail reader are you using? I'm using PINE, and if there
>> is any HTML encoding in the message, I would see it. But I don't see
>> anything coming from any of Marvin's postings, so I'm trying to figure
>> what you're getting on your end.

>FWIW, I use Outlook Express at work, and Marvin's messages all display in a
>different font (a sans-serif, very thin font) from my default mail font. So
>OE at least is interpreting something in the message as HTML formatting.
>But all I get is the "funky font", no other HTML features (colour changes,
>bold, etc).

Which means that although Marvin should really set a correct character set,
what's really at fault (again) is Outlook. No decent mailer would go about
changing font sizes because of that.

So in order to sum things up: Marvin, set your charset - OE users, ditch OE.

En ligne avec Thor 2.6a.
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Received on Sun Jun 03 2001 - 07:01:55 BST

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