Not only is it acceptable, but it has become the norm unfortunately.
If you do switch to HTML format, bare in mind it may have consequences on how
other servers label you (or not) as SPAM, so do a few thorough test rounds.
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----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nicolas Kovacs" <i...@microlinux.fr>
> To: "CentOS mailing list" <email@example.com>
> Sent: Friday, 2 February, 2018 09:36:14
> Subject: [CentOS] Slightly OT : newsletters, mail formatting and netiquette
> This question is not exactly CentOS-related strictly speaking, but here
> goes. I'm running a few newsletter servers for myself and a handful of
> clients on public CentOS servers with PHPList.
> For the last twenty years or so I've followed the basic rule that mails
> should have no formatting whatsoever, only simple text. And now I wonder
> if that basic rule of netiquette also applies to newsletters.
> I'm a subscriber to a series of tech-related newsletters, and I couldn't
> help but notice that they all seem to be HTML-formatted, even those from
> respectable hardcore geek groups.
> So my somewhat naive question: is HTML formatting acceptable in
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