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Re: 'Subversion' group in Yahoo Groups!

From: Derrick 'dman' Hudson <dman_at_dman13.dyndns.org>
Date: 2004-03-24 19:18:38 CET

On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 04:01:28PM -0500, Brian Mathis wrote:
| SVN wrote:
| >[...]
| >
| >And stop using HTML in your e-mail. It isn't polite.
| >
| >[...]
| Welcome to the 21st Century! Scalable fonts and real word wrapping?
| The horror...

When the sender foolishly uses a 3-pt font, yeah it is quite a horror.
I used to have that problem, as the recipient of those messages. I
had to print it on paper (speaking of the 21st century!) just to be
able to read it and decide whether or not the message was relevant to

Not to mention, fairly often I am sitting at a dumb terminal (you know
those Windows machines that I'm not the daily admin of?) and thus have
no graphical capability while reading my mail (my mail is on a remote
machine - my personal computer). Therefore actually using (plain,
ordinary) -text- for representing written words isn't such a novel
idea after all :-).


Many a man claims to have unfailing love,
but a faithful man who can find?
        Proverbs 20:6
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Received on Wed Mar 24 19:19:09 2004

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