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Re: [kde] Change icon for file type




Kevin Krammer posted on Tue, 10 Jun 2014 23:58:48 +0200 as excerpted:

> The copy I received was a proper multi-part message. Your client should
> have preferred the plain text version if that is your setup preference.
> Mine did.

My client presented both the text/plain and the text/html parts, both as 
raw text as it doesn't parse the HTML as such at all, treating it exactly 
as it does text/plain (the safest policy for handling HTML, after all), 
one below the other.  That's why I said "the HTML portion".

But the HTML portion need not be sent at all, because that's simply an 
invitation to malware and spyware probing, and if HTML is needed to make 
the point, the point isn't worth making in the first place.

If HTML is appropriate, there's an appropriate place for it, a web page.  
And an appropriate way to pass that in an email message, as a standard 
URL, which can be loaded in the user's browser of choice or not, as they 
choose.

-- 
Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
"Every nonfree program has a lord, a master --
and if you use the program, he is your master."  Richard Stallman

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