Jargons of Info Tech industry
lv at aol.com
Tue Aug 23 19:03:47 CEST 2005
Mike Schilling wrote:
> "l v" <lv at aol.com> wrote in message
> news:1124804082_1011 at spool6-east.superfeed.net...
>>Xah Lee wrote:
>>>(circa 1996), and email should be text only (anti-MIME, circa 1995),
>>I think e-mail should be text only. I have both my email and news readers
>>set to display in plain text only. It prevents the marketeers and
>>spammers from obtaining feedback that my email address is valid. A
>>surprising amount of information can be obtained from your computer by
>>allowing HTML and all of it's baggage when executing on your computer.
>>Phishing comes to my mind first and it works because people click the link
>>without looking to see where the link really takes them.
> A formatting-only subset of HTML would be useful for both e-mail and Usenet
I would *agree* (your news reader may bold that last word)
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