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Re: Boulder Pledge

On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 13:46, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 03, 2003 at 05:26:27AM -0800, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> > On Mon, 2003-02-03 at 05:03, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > Isn't the onus on you as the proponent of HTML to sell it to the rest of
> > > us? Specifically, what is the advantage of HTML for email? What can you
> > > communicate with HTML that you can't with plain text?
> > > 
> > > Plain text has served email well for a couple of decades or more and I
> > > still can't see any reason to change.
> > 
> > I'm not really trying to sell it. I'm trying to find out why other
> > people dislike it, and dispel any myths or half-truths about it.
> Well, mostly it is unnecessary. It also annoys me because I have to wait
> a second or so for mutt to call lynx to render it back to plain text.

Lynx takes a 'second or so' to render HTML to plain text? What kind of
hardware are you running it on, a PDP-11?


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