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Subject: Re: HTML Based Email (AOL 6.0)
From: Tim Pierce <twp @ rootsweb . com>
Date: Wed, 1 Nov 2000 13:12:15 -0500
To: Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui @ plaidworks . com>
Cc: allan @ msic . dia . mil, list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <p04330130b625ee815db4@[209.239.169.197]>
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On Wed, Nov 01, 2000 at 08:02:41AM -0800, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> 
> you can install something like de-mime in front of the lists, to 
> strip everything to just the text part. They ARE doing both an html 
> and text part, not HTML only? (if they are, they and you are hosed)

It should be possible (if worst comes to even more horrible) to
render HTML to plain text as it goes through the list.  I believe
that Listar has such an option, for example.

> it's out. Too late. Deal with it, the genie's not going back in the 
> bottle. AOL is the 800 pound gorilla. It eats lunch wherver it wants, 
> the rest of us shift around to keep from getting nailed by a peel.

Well, at least we agree on something. :-)

-- 
Regards,
Tim Pierce
RootsWeb.com lead system admonsterator
and Chief Hacking Officer



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