On Thu, 31 Oct 2019 23:47:38 +1300
martin f krafft <madd...@madduck.net> wrote:

> Regarding the following, written by "John Long" on 2019-10-31 at
> 10:30 Uhr +0000:
> >1. Commonly done != standard. There are standards for things like
> >MIME, POP3, IMAP etc. I'm not aware of ANSI, ISO, IETF standards
> >that say that HTML email is a thing.  
> Quoting the HTML RFC from 1995: "The Hypertext Markup Language 
> (HTML) is a simple markup language used to create hypertext 
> documents that are platform independent. HTML documents are SGML 
> documents with generic semantics that are appropriate for 
> representing information from a wide range of domains. HTML markup 
> can represent hypertext news, **mail**, documentation, and 
> hypermedia; …"

That's the tail wagging the dog. I'm saying I haven't seen an *email*
RFC that says "HTML may/should be used for email."

But I'm ok with not discussing this anymore, if you are ;)


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