Re: [Nautilus-list] Nautilus Goals

John Fleck wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 04:31:23PM +0200, Gaute Lindkvist wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Sorry for the HTML, but I tire of pandering to the "I can't take HTML
> > > even tho it makes life so much easier" crowd.
> > >
> >
> > This one, I take offense to.. REALLY. You are risking that people don't
> > bother to reply at all. My email-client does not show HTML that well, and
> > your mail is mostly cruft because of this. Please stay off HTML when
> > replying to mailing-lists. I read this list in digest-mode, and it looked
> > terrible.
> > Please remember that while it makes _your_ life easier, it makes _lots_ of
> > peoples lives more difficult.
> >
> I have to second this. It's the first step down the slippery slope to
> "I tire of pandering to the `I can't take Microsfost Word docs even
> tho it makes life so much easier' crowd." Every mail reader can read
> plain text messages. Not every mail reader can read html messages,
> just as not every mail reader can handle MS Word. It's a bit of
> arrogance, intentional or not, to say, "My mail is so important you
> should go out and get special software to read it."

At least HTML is a standard markup amongst all platforms (unlike MS Word
documents), although it shouldn't have been sent on a plain-text mailing

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