Re: Why choose plain text over HTML email?

Glenn Glazer
 

On 2/18/2020 14:20, Lena wrote:
On Tue, Feb 18, 2020 at 05:47 PM, Bob Schrempp wrote:

you can not post an image "into" a plain text file.
I can. :)
This message is plain text, but:

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M`"P`````!P`5```%.2`@CF0)!('1C`?25*/"2%D\UZ),V[NX-)3-R!')=$@4
M3DFB,94$@L2#Y8*)&A&,4E3A=([.L)@4`@`A^00)*````"P`````!P`5```%
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Some mail programs decode this and show an animated icon.

-- Lena

Okay, I admit it. This literally made me laugh out loud. Well played, Lena!

In the end, everything is bits.

Best,

Glenn

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