[LINK] Re: Limit Email Size to Reduce Carbon Emissions?

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Fri Nov 30 16:35:11 AEDT 2007


I would have thought the "no HTML" would be easy to pitch to a 
government user. Rejecting what's not plain text means senders can't put 
GIF bugs in mail messages for tracking purposes ...


Pilcher, Fred wrote:
> This is a battle I've been fighting in my organisation for many years.
> My latest salvo is a brief treatise on managing e-mail including an
> admonition to use plain text.
> My main thrust is space saving, but something I've often heard is that,
> because of its propensity to carry malware, some/many
> people/organisations block incoming HTML mail. Can anyone point me to
> any evidence or figures supporting that proposition?
> Ta,
> Fred 
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