"HTML" Posting Tags, was Top-posting shenanigans

From: Jules Richardson <julesrichardsonuk_at_yahoo.co.uk>
Date: Fri Feb 25 13:42:08 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 12:06 -0700, woodelf wrote:
> dvcorbin_at_optonline.net wrote:
> >While HTML may not be the "best", plain ASCII text IS very limiting.
> If there is a suggestion for another format that is as widely readable
> [i.e. people have readers installed] I would like to hear about it....
> >
> >
> I want to read MAIL not have other JUNK with my mail.

The one that *really* drives me nuts is people who, rather than using an
ASCII smiley, use a goddam image of a smiley linked from a website -

ASCII isn't limited at all if people do make use of smileys and such as
*...* for emphasis (of course carefully-composed text doesn't need any
of that at all to convey meaning either, but it does help somewhat for
quick replies IMHO)
Received on Fri Feb 25 2005 - 13:42:08 GMT

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