Jargons of Info Tech industry
rlb at hoekstra-uitgeverij.nl
Tue Aug 23 17:04:04 CEST 2005
"Mike Schilling" <mscottschilling at hotmail.com> 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
Used to be that the formatting-only subset of HTML was called HTML.
Used to be that people were wise to itinerant kooks such as the OP.
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