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Re: [anti-spam-wg] Imaged spam

  • To: peter h peter@localhost
  • From: "patrick@localhost" patrick@localhost
  • Date: Mon, 21 Aug 2006 09:09:54 +0200

peter h wrote:
On Sunday 20 August 2006 14.20, Florian Weimer wrote:
* Gert Doering:

The only things that come in as HTML-*only* are SPAM, Advertising, and
AFAIK, various research has shown that users respond better to HTML
email, so it's increasingly used for non-bulk mail.  Most customers
seem to prefer it.  For bulk mail (opt-in or not), it's been standard
for years.


"Various research" ??   Sounds like marketeers that told GM that "customers wanted
large cars with fins".

The real name for this is bullshit. HTML is for spammers and cluless folks.
This is why MIME is invented. The receiver sees the content in the form (s)he wishes.