Fedora Core 3 problems
alan at meta.com.au
Fri Mar 4 10:29:07 UTC 2005
> On Thu, 2005-03-03 at 23:01 -0600, Chris Augustine wrote:
> > All,
> > I have just installed Fedora, 3 and the installation was very smooth,
> > but when I try to boot it always stops at configuring kernel
> > options... any pointers?
> Please don't post in html. Read this for more info:
yeh - and we're still stuck with 8.3 filenames! when will we learn...
The 7 sins
1. HTML e-mail is dangerous
Both plain text and HTML mail may carry malware attachments
>>so neither of them wins
2. HTML e-mail wastes bandwidth
message body is duplicated, once in plain text and once in HTML
>>that's good so we can all read them with our favourite email reader
3. HTML e-mail doesn't always work
Some popular e-mail readers (e.g. Pegasus) simply don't read HTML mail
>>that must be a bug their softare which they will fix rapidly if they
expect anyone to get any enjoyment from them.
4. HTML e-mail can connect to the internet by itself
If you're off-line, opening an HTML email cantaining images may (by default)
open a connection to the internet.
>>That's good so you get to see the image!
5. HTML e-mail renders slowly
Some mail apps (e.g. Outlook) can slow down considerably when rendering
>>But you upgrade your PC regularly to a faster CPU right?
6. HTML e-mail is not always reader-friendly
HTML allows the sender to use unreadably small or non-standard fonts,
clashing colours, badly formatted images and sometimes there is no quick or
easy way for the reader to adjust the appearance to THEIR choice.
>>clashing colors!!! heavens no --- where are the design police when you
7. Digested lists hate HTML mail
Subscriber lists, particularly those with a digest, discourage and sometimes
>>and good thing too - then noone can complain about getting html in the
digests. So they will all block html soon and be able to extract just the
duplicated plain text to lower bandwidth.
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