OT: old farts recollecting -- Re: ASR1002

Jim Templin jimtempl at att.net
Sun Apr 18 01:35:11 CDT 2010

> James Hess [mailto:mysidia at gmail.com]
> Saturday, April 17, 2010 4:27 PM
> Oh  SMS/MMS  do a few things that make  blink tags look utterly
> benign...
> http://www.dreamfabric.com/sms/alert.html
> 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.
> But mail readers with javascript and animated GIFs still have them beat
> overall.
> 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.
> --
> -J

Useful adjunct to your junc.



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