Jargons of Info Tech industry
gordonb.u09l7 at burditt.org
Tue Oct 4 19:57:13 CEST 2005
>>I think e-mail should be text only.
>I disagree. Your problem is spam, not HTML. Spam is associated with
>HTML and people have in Pavlovian fashion come to hate HTML.
>But HTML is not the problem!
HTML enables a heck of a lot of problems: "web bugs" in email,
links to fake sites that appear as real ones in what shows up
(pages that open two windows when you close one), etc.
>That is like hating all choirs because televangelists use them.
I liken it more to hating all viruses because some of them
Gordon L. Burditt
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