Outlook express does give one the option of sending in plain text.
It's under the tools menu. Seems these days that it would be really
polite to send in plain text. Being fancy is useless if it aggravates.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rickard A. Parker" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, May 11, 2006 7:35 PM
Subject: OT - HTML mail
> Dunja Seselja wrote:
> > PS. Carrol, and others who have troubles with html-messages, is it
> > possible for you to read this message? I tried to avoid special
> > characters/colours/fonts, so maybe that makes the text readable.
> Sometimes I have to read mail directly as text without a mail program
> in between to do the fancy display. It is really nasty reading and
> having to skip all the HTML markup tags. I've seen about a 1800
> character message with all sorts of stupid and unnecessary Microsoft
> "enhancements" that did nothing to markup a message that was just
> about 100 characters long.
> I did see this message with my mail reader and the font was awfully
> small. My eyes aren't what the used to be.
> When I reply to some HTML messages my mailreader crashes (like it did
> with yours). Other times the orginal text is missing and it has to be
> inserted with cut and pastes (like I've done here.) Other times
> things go smoothly.
> I do have an old mail program but there are reasons why I don't want
> to change it. And then there is still the reading of mail as text.
> So, I don't think I complain about HTML mail, but I do state my
> preference for simple text every now and then.
> Rick Parker
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