Re: [OT] Re: [PATCH] - fix for local root exploit in exim 3.35.
On Fri, 20 Dec 2002 00:17, Matthew McGuire wrote:
> People really should give HTML email a miss though, it rots.
> Although if Open Office supports a fully open document type, would it be
> reasonable for businesses to use it as an email format? The format is
> open and readily printable. To me this would be a selling point over any
> of the other offerings out there.
OpenOffice files require an application such as OpenOffice to view them. Most
people don't have OpenOffice on their computer while most people have a web
browser (and almost everyone who can read email has a web browser).
I don't like word-processing files being used for email, even if it's a free
http://www.coker.com.au/selinux/ My NSA Security Enhanced Linux packages
http://www.coker.com.au/bonnie++/ Bonnie++ hard drive benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/postal/ Postal SMTP/POP benchmark
http://www.coker.com.au/~russell/ My home page