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  • paul larner
    Jan 6, 2000
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      That's probably what was causing my machine to go into hyper limbo a month
      or so ago when I read 'Onelist" messages. Thanks for the info.


      >From: Paul Charland <p.charlie@...>
      >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@onelist.com
      >To: FJGRailroad@onelist.com
      >Subject: Re: [FJGRailroad] HTML postings
      >Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2000 18:22:31 -0500
      >Hi Paul,
      >HTML refers to "Hyper Text Media Link", essentially, fancy graphics that
      >can add to "juice up" the looks of you e-mail. If someone was to come up
      >with an FJ&G logo with multiple colors that they wanted to ad as a header
      >every time they posted, that would have to be sent in HTML. If someone
      >receiving such a message has their e-mail set up to receive plain text
      >the header may just say "FJ&G" as you see here, or may say [image]. I
      >myself have my e-mail set up to receive HTML, but not so someone can dump
      >advertising on me, simply because some people I correspond with prefer to
      >use a different font (other then the usual "normal, variable width, 12"
      >is the default setting on most systems.
      >As far as a message being attached (like there should be one below this as
      >well), that shouldn't have any effect unless the message goes out as HTML.
      >It would seam that one of the messages last night was converted by the
      >sender or by Onelist to a HTML message, had the ad added, one of the
      >receivers replied to it, not changing it to Plain Text Only. The message
      >then went back through Onelist, where a second HTML ad was attached, and so
      >on...I'm not sure how other systems work, but if an HTML message comes in
      >here, when I reply to it, my system asks me if I am sure that I want to
      >it out in HTML or I have the option of changing the thing to Plain Text
      >Only, which I do, and it also converts or just eliminates the HTML ad.
      >paul larner wrote:
      > > Paul, there is a message attached to the message you sent to which I am
      > > responding. Does that affect your theory? What does HTML indicate.
      > >
      > > PKL
      > >
      > > >From: Paul Charland <p.charlie@...>
      > > >Reply-To: FJGRailroad@onelist.com
      > > >To: FJG <FJGRailroad@onelist.com>
      > > >Subject: [FJGRailroad] HTML postings
      > > >Date: Thu, 06 Jan 2000 13:49:13 -0500
      > > >
      > > >Hi people,
      > > >
      > > >A few of us are having problems with ads showing up with our FJ&G
      > > >Onelist postings. The problem seams to arise from people posting in
      > > >HTML and not in Plain Text Only mode. The ads get tacked on to the
      > > >HTML, then when someone replies to that posting, another ad gets tacked
      > > >on, and so on. last night I received one posting that was not that
      > > >large, but with three java script ads tacked on the end, was 9K. Until
      > > >we find out who is adding this to the postings, please refrain from
      > > >posting in HTML.
      > > >
      > > >Thank you.
      > > >
      > > >Paul
      > > >
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