[thelist] HTML Emails

James Spahr jsp at designframe.com
Tue Jan 2 11:38:08 CST 2001

> Actually, I have a similar question.  Right now, my boss is absolutely
> convinced that you can send an email with Outlook that will be *both* text
> and HTML and show up in the proper format based upon the capabilities of the
> individual's email reader.  Any thoughts on this mess?

yes you can do this - I don't think you can do it from outlook however.

Technically you need to send a mime/multipart message, with a text/html part
and a text/plain part. This is simple to do with a script - I don't know of
any email client that will do it.


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