Re: amber-developers: restricting amber email to text-only?

From: Carlos Simmerling <>
Date: Fri, 2 May 2008 16:01:49 -0400

I can't remember the last time that html helped in
one of the emails. sometimes attachments are useful,
so we probably should not block those.

On Fri, May 2, 2008 at 3:38 PM, David A. Case <> wrote:
> Ross Walker wrote:
> > The best solution in the end though would be to stop accepting html email
> > on the amber list. This would make things so much nicer but will obviously
> > generate a lot of initial complaints from "inexperienced" users.
> What do people think about this idea? Many mailing lists do automatically
> reject mail with html extensions. I've tried to be as "friendly" as possible
> for, but there is some price.
> So, I'm looking for advice or discussion: what do you think about the pros and
> cons of forcing posts to be text only?
> ...thanks...dave

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