"HTML" Posting Tags, was Top-posting shenanigans

From: Tom Peters <tpeters_at_mixcom.com>
Date: Fri Feb 25 17:01:44 2005

I'm pretty sure that there's _nothing_ like that now, no _possible_ way to
indicate, for example _emphasis_, in a plain-ascii message.

At 12:06 PM 2/25/2005 -0700, you 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. PDF is the other
>option for formated stuff.
>This is a mailing list, other than TEXT smilies I don't see any more need
>for more formats.
>Note if you write in Japanese I can see a problem but in most cases
>ENGLISH is the main langauge
>people use with computers. Ben alias woodelf.
>PS. I'll be happy to send you PORN HTML spam if you really need HTML mail. :)

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