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Subject: Re: HTML-enabled mailing lists
From: Aaron Schrab <aaron+lm @ schrab . com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 1998 13:19:46 -0500
To: list-managers <list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM>
In-reply-to: <sp_WDViMc5V20OPlQ0 @ aa . fv . com>; from Nathaniel Borenstein on Tue, Apr 07, 1998 at 09:02:25AM -0400
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At 09:02 -0400, 07 Apr. 1998, Nathaniel Borenstein <nsb @
 aa .
 fv .
 com> wrote:
> Just a point of clarification:  Most UNIX users can actually handle
> text/html pretty easily, but they don't necessarily know how.    Here's
> how:

> text/html; cp %s /tmp/latest.html \; netscape -remote
> "openURL(file:/tmp/latest.html)" \; echo LOOK IN THE NETSCAPE WINDOW

Great, now the message is being displayed in a Netscape window a few
miles away.  My eyes are pretty good, but not *that* good. :)

And then there are the people who read mail on Unix machines that don't
have Netscape (or even X) installed.

-- 
Aaron Schrab     aaron @
 schrab .
 com      http://www.execpc.com/~aarons/
 The universe is already mad.  Anything else would be redundant
   -- Londo Mollari


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