> Amidst everything else that sucks about HTML email, I just found a new
> one (new to me at least): one person has a fancy HTML-ized .signature
> that includes both a .jpg. and a .gif. So every message he sends
> includes about 40K of base64-encoded junk...
How much worse is that, really, than the guy who had a .sig over 1000 lines
I have a friend who has a similarly gunked up .sig, including a sound file!
He doesn't seem to care about the bandwidth he's using up.
FWIW, I just finished moving my lists over to ezmlm, one of the configuration
options it has is to strip out non-text MIME segments. (I had rolled my
own non-text segment stripper because I could never get demime to work on
Off topic comment of the day: There is a website for people in the
entertaiment industry to look up actors, writers, etc., and see who their
agents are, i.e., who represents them.
The url is http://www.whorepresents.com, which I suspect won't pass muster
on some anti-porn filters.