[LMB] e-mail formatting

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Sat Aug 6 15:25:00 BST 2016


On Fri, Aug 05, 2016 at 10:24:00PM +0100, M R L Dolbear wrote:
> From: Howard Brazee
> Sent: Friday, August 5, 2016 9:28 PM
> 
> >>On Aug 5, 2016, at 2:23 PM, Howard Brazee <howard at brazee.net> wrote:
> 
> >>I bought the e-arc for Gentleman Jole and the Red Queen -
> >>because I couldn’t wait.   And I got a hardbound copy later.
> >>But I never got the “regular” e-book version.
> 
> >Interesting.   When I sent this out, the title was italicized.
> >Then when I got the message in my in-box it was italicized.   I
> >didn’t click on the message, but 5 minutes later it was no longer
> >italicized.
> 
> >Sometimes when I send out a message in this forum, read it in my
> >in-box and then delete it - it shows up again later.   I suspect
> >that happens even if I don’t delete the first message - it gets
> >overwritten.
> 
> 
> The List send out only plain text so any italics you see must be an

Or, as I sometimes say it: "When God invented email, He intended it
to be Plain Text!"  :)

> Apple Mail artefact probably based on you being the sender. Check
> the raw source in the sent folder when you see italicized titles ?
> 
> Sometimes multiple copies exist in the List Archives or are rare
> repeats when timeouts occur.
> 
> 
> 
> Little Egret by email (Windows Live Mail)
> Michael Dolbear in Walton-on-Thames
> 
> 
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