OT: old farts recollecting -- Re: ASR1002
mysidia at gmail.com
Sat Apr 17 18:26:52 CDT 2010
On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 9:52 AM, <Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu> wrote:
> On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 08:01:50 CST, Jorge Amodio said:
>> Ohh yeah, now we can send sort of a telegram with multiple fonts and
>> colors almost from anywhere...
> At least it doesn't do <blink>BLINK</blink> ;)
Oh SMS/MMS do a few things that make blink tags look utterly benign...
May be possible to send as a flash message that immediately displays
blinking, and that depending on phone, the recipient doesn't get any
option to control or save, e.g. forced to read before doing anything
else, no history or storage of message text once read.
E-Mail readers / text message readers epidemically trust the sender
too much sometimes, thinking the recipient would rather be annoyed by
more rich content (or pwned) than disappointed that rich content shows
as plain text.
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