[thelist] HTML E-mails

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at xevious.kicks-ass.net
Tue Mar 16 12:22:32 CST 2004

On Tuesday 2004 March 16 11:50, live4bacon at optonline.net wrote:
> Greetings!  
> I have been charged with creating some html driven e-mail for my
> employer and I was curious as to whether or not you all could point
> me to some good resources listing pitfalls, good practices, things to
> aviod, etc. regarding this matter.

The best advice I can give is to have a plain text version as well, and 
not with multipart/alternative either (which defeats the entire purpose 
as now everbody gets both HTML and plain text, leading to even more 

I filter all HTML e-mail as an anti-spam measure, including multipart/
alternative with a text/html part, to the trash folder, and I know I am 
not the only one out there that does this.

Shawn K. Quinn

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