Rockbox mail archiveSubject: RE: HTML - was RE: Flashed RB still having charging issues..
From: Daniel Stenberg (daniel_at_haxx.se)
On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, Fred Maxwell wrote:
> > No, I think it's silly of people to expect that all recipients on a
Most people who send HTML mails assume the receivers perceive the mails the
> But I also know that I've slipped up in the past and sent HTML to listserver
And people continue to click on virus attachments, use windows, drink and
> If you recognize that people won't all be able to display HTML, why doesn't
Because that's a mess. Because we've instead decided to ask people kindly not
> Or, if it's that important to avoid HTML, bounce the messages.
Why is that better than enforcing the policy gently?
> It's completely unrealistic to expect over 450 individual members of a
I disagree. I think every single subscriber of this list is an intelligent
> So it can be fixed at the listserver or we can go through this again and
It can't be fixed "at the listsever" with a decent level of functionality:
1. stripping or converting isn't good enough and will confuse users
There's no way to win. There's only different ways to face different problems.
You think 1 or 2 is good, we've taken alternative 3 so far.
I think this is a good choice. Now can we drop this and move on?
-- Daniel Stenberg -- http://rockbox.haxx.se/ -- http://daniel.haxx.se/
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