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Subject: Re: HTML - was RE: Flashed RB still having charging issues..
From: Brian Wolven (brian.wolven_at_verizon.net)
Date: 2003-10-21


Linus Nielsen Feltzing wrote:
> Fred Maxwell wrote:
>> HTML tracking "codes" in Spam rely on poorly configured systems. Why
>> would you ever allow your e-mail client to make HTTP requests to
>> untrusted web servers based on receipt of e-mail from untrusted
>> senders?
>
> Because that's how most popular email clients are configured. That's one
> of the evil things about HTML-aware email clients.
>
>> It's silly to expect hundreds of people on this (or any) mailing list
>> to always remember to post in plain text,
>
> No, I think it's silly of people to expect that all recipients on a
> mailing list are using email clients capable of displaying HTML.

As soon as the top-posting/bottom-posting arguments start up again, I'm
outta here. =P



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