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From: Lennart Borgman
Date: Sun, 6 May 2012 16:18:03 +0200

On Sun, May 6, 2012 at 4:15 PM, Ted Zlatanov <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Sat, 5 May 2012 07:35:29 -0700 "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> wrote:
> DA> We discourage the use of HTML messages in GNU mailing lists.  But then
> DA> Gnus/Org/Emacs goes and rolls its own simulacrum?  And then everyone who 
> is not
> DA> using Emacs for mail has the obligatory privilege of seeing the
> DA> markup?
> Yup.

Free software is dependent on standard, or??

> DA> (Note: I would have no problem with the GNU mailing lists NOT 
> discouraging HTML
> DA> messages.  My point is that we should not (a) discourage HTML and then 
> (b) bring
> DA> in some artisanal, Emacs-specific markup through the back door.  HTML and 
> XML at
> DA> least provide (more or less) standard markup that is supported by many 
> clients.)
> Nope.

Which commonly used mail clients (outside of Emacs) does not support html today?

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