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Mon Nov 23 08:37:11 CET 2020
On Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:22:19 +0000
cqcallaw via Gnupg-users <gnupg-users at gnupg.org> wrote:
> ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐ Original Message ‐‐‐‐‐‐‐
> On Sunday, November 22, 2020 10:08 PM, Matthias Apitz <guru at unixarea.de> wrote:
> > El día lunes, noviembre 23, 2020 a las 03:03:54a. m. +0100, Johan Wevers escribió:
> > > On 22-11-2020 12:38, Juergen Bruckner via Gnupg-users wrote:
> > >
> > > > I don't understand why HTML in e-Mails is so important for some people.
> > >
> > > I agree on a personal level, but if you use your email also to
> > > communicate with business users (usually using Outlook) it would be nice
> > > to get their mails in a human readable format. Which requires,
> > > unfortunately, usually html.
> > Since ages human read mails in ASCII or UTF-8 text. Why you think this
> > is not a "human readable format"?
> > HTML as e-mail (read carefully: as email, not as attachment) should be
> > forbidden because most MUA automatically fetch additional remote content
> > which violates privacy and can fetch bad content into your system.
> > You're warned.
> > matthias
> At my job, I frequently send out summary charts and graphs surrounded by text.
> Attachments simply do not work; my audience cannot spend the mental energy to
> context-switch between text and attachments, and my reports become unusable.
> I also provide hyperlinks in my reports. Sharing hyperlinks in plaintext emails
> is possible, but verbose and unfriendly to the viewer.
> In such circumstances, plaintext email is not human readable; I must use HTML.
Probably HTML within an organization should be allowed but not when leaving such one?
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