[LMB] e-mail formatting
fishman at panix.com
Sat Aug 6 17:49:22 BST 2016
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From: "Marc Wilson" <marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk>
To: "LMB" <lois-bujold at lists.herald.co.uk>
Cc: fishman at panix.com
Sent: 08/06/2016 12:45:07 PM
Subject: Re: [LMB] e-mail formatting
>On Sat, 6 Aug 2016 10:27:03 -0400, Fred Smith
><fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us> wrote:
>>On Fri, Aug 05, 2016 at 03:42:36PM -0600, Howard Brazee wrote:
>>> > On Aug 5, 2016, at 3:24 PM, M R L Dolbear <m.dolbear at lineone.net>
>>> > The List send out only plain text so any italics you see must be
>>>an Apple Mail artefact probably based on you being the sender. Check
>>>the raw source in the sent folder when you see italicized titles ?
>>> I suspect that somehow I get a copy before the List strips out the
>>>italics - then I get a copy again when everybody else gets the copy.
>>> If I haven’t yet deleted the first copy, I only see the subsequent
>>>copy. Very weird.
>>Some email clients will save a copy of what they sent into your sent
>>folder, or even into the incoming folder, depending on settings. If
>>you sent one containing some kind of markup that one would still be
>>to you, then in a short while the list echoes it back to you in its
>I set my mail client to delete the outgoing copy once it's sent; that
>way, if I see my email in the feed, I know it's via the server.
>You can break every grammatical and syntactical rule consciously when,
>and only when,
>you have rendered yourself incapable of breaking them unconsciously. -
I always send a bcc to myself. It is usually simple enough to
distinguish the bcc from the return copy from the addressee.
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