[okfn-help] Beautifying the OKF newsletter (sent out via mailman)?
jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Tue Nov 8 21:15:25 GMT 2011
I definitely agree that we don't want to end up making two copies of
the newsletter if we can help it.
Before the days of HTML being ubiquitous on mail clients, what did
people do? Is there some way of displaying a note saying "if you don't
have HTML in your browser, you can view this newsletter by going here
On Tue, Nov 8, 2011 at 6:47 PM, David Read <david.read at okfn.org> wrote:
> On 8 November 2011 17:37, Everton Zanella Alvarenga
> <everton137 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2011/11/8 Daniel Dietrich <daniel.dietrich at okfn.org>:
>>> I really like the term "beautification options"! I am also afraid I am a bit
>>> old school, but I think its really about the content not the format. Plain
>>> text via mailman is fine. In addition we could create a html version using
>>> all our beautification skills :)
>> I, personaly, prefer to receive emails only in plain text. If there
>> will be a HTML newsletter, I believe there should be an option to
>> choose between the two versions.
> It might just be late in the day, but I really can't understand how
> offering and producing two different options for this newsletter is a
> valuable use of OKF resources.
> My vote is for taking advantage of HTML in emails. I think the vast
> majority of recipients mail clients will display HTML fine, and that
> is the same result as us putting it on a web page.
>> For beutification, it could point at the end of the email to a wiki or
>> a blog, as these examples of Wikimedia Foundation (I like both)
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