Jeremy Cook on Wed, 5 Jan 2005 10:44:27 -0600 (CST)

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Re: [s-d] Re: New player

On Wed, Jan 05, 2005 at 11:39:24AM -0500, Peter Cooper Jr. wrote:
> Bryan Donlan <bdonlan@xxxxxxxxx> writes:
> > The message was a multipart MIME, with both HTML and plaintext
> > versions. Were it up to me, I'd just bounce HTML mails at the list
> > server.
> Well, one could argue that this would be the correct way of doing it,
> where those who wanted an HTML version could get that, and those who
> don't could get the plain text version. That's one of the points of
> multipart/alternative, I thought.
> Speaking of mailing list conventions, does anyone object if I use
> â??curly quotesâ?? and other non-ASCII encoded in UTF-8â??such as em-dashes?

Yeah, I do. They show up as question marks for me, which is
annoying. One could argue I could change my character set, of
course :)

> Oh, and have you had the mungling-reply-to date debate yet? This
> mailing list server sets the author's reply-to, which some people
> (including me) consider somewhat broken.

The relevant RFC lists mailing lists as one of the legitimate
uses for the Reply-To header, since most replies go to the
mailing list. so I have no problem with doing it.

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