[ic] HTML Mail

Mike Heins mikeh@minivend.com
Sat, 13 Jan 2001 10:46:28 -0500

Quoting Robert J. McKay (robert@mckay.com):
> On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Mike Heins wrote:
> > Thanks for weighing in.
> > 
> > At this point, no text/html or multipart/alternative content types
> > are allowed, and the mail list program will enforce this. Voluntary
> > compliance has not worked, so we go to the hammer. 8-)
> Not that I have anything against this (and I dislike HTML mail as much as
> the next guy), but does multipart/alternative actually cause any problems?
> I ask because I am in the process of writing some scripts to generate
> multipart/alternative emails and I'm interested in any problems that
> people may have with them...

It causes problems for mail lists because it expands (and destroys with
inline HTML) the digest.

It causes less problems in one-to-one mail.

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