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From: Craig Webster <craig@...>
Subject: Re: [OT- html posts]
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2005 02:36:47 +0000
On 10 Dec 2005, at 01:54, Eric Bliss wrote:
> Okay, I lied, there's one more point.  It doesn't apply to me, but  
> there are
> plenty of people who it does apply to - not everybody who  
> subscribes to these
> lists has a broadband internet connection.  And depending on how  
> many of
> these lists they subscribe to, and how active they are, the "double  
> size" of
> HTML posts can become a serious problem for their individual  
> connections.

Also consider those of use who use something like GPRS on a day-to- 
day basis. We generally pay by the byte while we're on the move so  
have a very good reason to trash these heavy emails. My regular MUA  
can't even process HTML; why would I pay extra to read a load of  
angled brackets?

Yours,
Craig
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