Jargons of Info Tech industry

axel at white-eagle.invalid.uk axel at white-eagle.invalid.uk
Mon Oct 10 15:46:32 CEST 2005


In comp.lang.perl.misc John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote:
> Roedy Green <my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid> wrote:
 
>> On 8 Oct 2005 23:39:27 GMT, John Bokma <john at castleamber.com> wrote or
>> quoted :

>>>Yeah, yeah, and 640K is enough for everybody. Same song, different tune.

>> For how long.  Surely attachments are a stop gap. Can you imagine
>> people sharing images that way 100 years from now?
 
> No, but I agree with you :-) I am not using HTML myself in email, but I 
> will when it makes things easier.
 
>> Why should we wait for the future?  The problems blocking easy to use
>> photo sharing are not technological but social.
 
> Yup, agreed. Like I already wrote, if I route all HTML email to /dev/null 
> I'll lose some customers, and some friends :-)

What I find is that when I see emails which are obviously spam, I
simply do not read them and delete them immediately. But then I
use Pine rather than a web browser... and while some forms of HTML
may be rendered, nothing is automatically pulled down.

Axel

 



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