Top-posting (was: Barracuda Networks is at it again: Any Suggestions as to anAlternative? )

Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu
Mon Apr 11 20:28:41 CDT 2011


On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 18:15:33 -0000, John Levine said:
> It's really impressive how insular a bunch of old timers can be.
> 
> Coming up next: rants about HTML mail!

Vern Schryver once pointed out that a multipart/alternative with a
text/plain and text/html was *always* incorrect - if the semantic content
was the same, the html coipy was superfluous and shouldn't have been
sent, and if the semantic content was different because the html added
to it, the text/plain was therefor misleading and shouldn't have been sent.
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