Who is Steward and what can he do for me?
cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA
Sun Apr 20 12:50:57 New Zealand Standard Time 1997
:Does Steward like HTML and/or does he support full-fledged
:Mime or RichText? Or File Attachments?
:In other words, can I imbed pretty pictures, flow charts, and
:Dilbert cartoons into my posts to irritate the HTML impaired?
:Can I embed bold/italics/underline fonts to enhance and confuse
:readers of my posts?
:I understand this might be bad form in most of the NGs, but in all
:seriousness would it be advantageous to present technical
:concepts along with event diagrams, STDs, object diagrams?
:Is there a preferred acceptable format for this? (.gif, .jpg, etc.)
:Will Steward have capacity to support this sort of thing?
:Or more importantly, will you or your mailboxes object to this blatant
Being an old fart, I started reading email with UNIX 'mail', which just
dumps the text to my shell window. Here on my Amiga I use something
similar. It doesn't grok *anything*, other than a few of the oldest
header lines. Any attachments, I have to handle manually. So, I'd
prefer to keep the information level high - i.e. no unneeded pictures,
sound samples etc. If the picture is worth 1000 words, then by all means
encode it (uuencode preferred here, or base64 if necessary) and send it.
Chris Gray cg at ami-cg.GraySage.Edmonton.AB.CA
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