[K12OSN] No flames: Why use M$ offerings?

jam at mcquil.com jam at mcquil.com
Fri Apr 30 11:33:38 UTC 2004

On 30 Apr 2004, Gavin Chester wrote:

> On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 08:16, Sudev Barar wrote:
> > Accidentally by leaving show all headers option I discover many ardent
> > K12LTSP supporters using M$ mail clients .... ahemmmmm .... practise
> > what we preach? Even if you are using OS environment that is beyond your
> > control FLOSS / Free mail clients could be a way of showing your
> > support.
> > As I said no flames please.
> > -- 
> > Sudev Barar
> > Learning Linux
> Burn, burn burn, that flaming ring of fire ...
> Seriously, I agree but have kept quiet about that matter.  I guess we
> hope that by being on this list those offenders are at least aware and
> transitioning from Windows.  No? 
> FAR more frustrating for me is use of html mail by many.  Do you people
> know how long it takes just to open your email when I'm scrolling
> through the postings?  Spare a thought for dial-up users and forget the
> html - who needs coloured text and bold, anyway?  That'll bring the
> flames ;-) 

HTML formatted email is exactly the reason why i've setup filters in 
mailman to reject any emails with html attachments for the ltsp-discuss 
list.  Stopped the HTML dead in its tracks

Jim McQuillan
jam at Ltsp.org

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