Grant Barrett gbarrett at AMERICANDIALECT.ORG
Wed Apr 5 11:59:05 UTC 2000

On Tuesday, April 4, 2000, Beverly Flanigan <flanigan at OAK.CATS.OHIOU.EDU>
>Again, I just sent a reply to the list which asked for plain, styled, or
>plain & styled HTML.  A student of mine told me to hit the third option,
>but I'm still wondering if everybody can read it when I do
>that.  Problems?

No problems reading it, but I believe your student gave out suspect
advice. There's no good reason to send HTML to a listserv.

I'll join others in saying that plain ASCII is suitable for all occassions
and avoids all the problems HTML doesn't.

Grant Barrett
gbarrett at

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