[nSLUG] Email Standards

Stephen Gregory nslug at kernelpanic.ca
Mon Feb 9 19:31:51 AST 2009

Hatem Nassrat wrote:
> Since I am a newbie to this forum, I would like to have feedback on what
> is the preferred standard for this mailing list in terms of email
> format, line width and what not.

Plain text wrapped at 72-80 chars is always best. This format is
lightweight and always works. Mixed Multipart with HTML and plain text
parts are fine. I think even the ancient elm email reader can deal with
mixed-multipart. HTML only sucks. I would not be surprised if it was
dumped to the bit bucket.


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