* Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwa...@gmail.com> [10-29-19 18:27]:
> On 2019-10-29, Patrick Shanahan <p...@opensuse.org> wrote:
> > * Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwa...@gmail.com> [10-29-19 13:10]:
> >
> >> Muttdown (a "sendmail" filter) which creates mutlipart alternative
> >> html/text messages is the only reason I've been able to continue to
> >> use mutt for the past 5-6 years.  About 90% of the people to whom I
> >> send email can't deal with plaintext only. The display of plaintext is
> >> butchered horribly by Outlook, and using plaintext-only makes me look
> >> incompetent because I can't send an easy-to-read email (the recipient
> >> has to save it as a text file and open it with notepad++ in a fixed
> >> font for it to be readable).
> >
> > so you cater to people who have no idea, and cannot be bothered.
> Yep.  If you're intent is to communicate with other poeple, you have
> to use a medium and language understood by them.  Otherwise you're
> just singing in the shower.
> I suppose I could limit my social and professional interaction
> strictly to other mutt users.  Somebody should try that and let me
> know how it goes...

fwiw, I do not have that problem and continually communicate with others
and *still* am using mutt for nearly 20 years.  perhaps the problem is in
the chair in front of your keyboard.

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