markus_wankus at hotmail.com
Sat Jun 21 22:03:43 CEST 2003
On 21 Jun 2003 17:39:42 +0200, Martin v. Löwis <martin at v.loewis.de> wrote:
> Ben Finney <bignose-hates-spam at and-zip-does-too.com.au> writes:
> [In response to Alan Kennedy claiming that HTML is the most widely
> used [electronic] document format in human history?]
>> It isn't. That award would go to 7-bit ASCII plain text.
>> Facetious? No.
> Do you have numbers to prove that? Looking at my disk:
> martin at mira:~> locate .html|wc
> 41104 41104 2425699
> martin at mira:~> locate .txt|wc
> 7958 7963 389013
> So I do have way more .html files than .txt files. I haven't counted
> source code files, here, obviously, but I'm not sure whether those
> would qualify as '7-bit ASCII plain text'.
LOL. I think the point was - your .html files are 7-bit ASCII plain
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