[lug] Re: Time & Frequency seminars 2000 (fwd)
wallen at boulder.nist.gov
Wed May 10 10:53:19 MDT 2000
On Wed, 10 May 2000, Wayde Allen wrote:
> On Tue, 9 May 2000, Bob Collins wrote:
> > I thought others may have the same question I have about this email.
> > I have looked at it with "view source" trying to see how it is displayed
> > with color and I don't see anything. How was the note created to
> > display in color?
> Well, I didn't see any color since I displayed it as plain text myself.
> There may be a couple possible explanations though.
> The defacto standard (don't get me started) mail client at NIST is Eudora.
> I think that out of the box this comes configured to send formated text
> and/or html.
***A lot of recent e-mail is not broadcast in two parts.***
Sorry, that was supposed to read: A lot of recent e-mail is broadcast in
> pure ASCII text block followed by an html formated block. I suppose it is
> possible that this message was sent that way and your mailer interpreted
> the html block to get the colors. The other possibility is that I've
> occassionally noticed that people using Eudora send messages with what I
> assume to be ANSII or ISO-8859 special character codes. There may be a
> code sequence that specifies the text color and this might be what you are
> I just forewarded the message on to the list. I didn't create it.
> - Wayde
> (wallen at boulder.nist.gov)
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