Jargons of Info Tech industry

Mike Meyer mwm at mired.org
Sat Oct 8 23:41:38 CEST 2005

Roedy Green <my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid> writes:

> On Wed, 05 Oct 2005 09:38:49 +1000, Steven D'Aprano
> <steve at REMOVETHIScyber.com.au> wrote or quoted :
>>Yes it is. HTML means that after I've specified my email client use my
>>favourite font, in the size I like, people send me emails that over-ride
>>my choice. Invariably they use a font I don't even have. 
> I would suggest then a better solution is to implement CSS in email,
> the way you do in browsers to deal with that same problem.

The only way I've seen a browser fix this is to ignore the clients CSS
completely. That breaks a lot of HTML, becuase CSS has turned "tag
soup" authors into "div soup" authors.

If you've got a browser with a better solution, what's the browser,
and what's the solution?

Mike Meyer <mwm at mired.org>			http://www.mired.org/home/mwm/
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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