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Scott Howell showell at
Thu Aug 29 18:54:13 EDT 2002

Now now, its not just microslop mail programs that generate html. The
best reason not to use html is not only to best accomidate all types of
MUAs, but to save space and download time for those using dialup
Besides all that, its another means to prevent any possible or potential
security issues/attacks for those who might be using an mua that suffers
such problems.

On Thu, Aug 29, 2002 at 11:32:20AM -0400, Ann Parsons wrote:
> Hi all,
> Now, that's irritating!  Why should I use Pine if I like VM and it
> works just fine?  I can read the HTML, but it does take an extra
> keystroke to do so.  One shouldn't have to be afflicted with Windows
> idiocy on a Linux list.  Go into the options of Microsoft Gumbus and
> UN-check HTML & and anything else except for plain blessed text!! 

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