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The Posting of Formatted Text, was: January Exchequer Letter

Poster: clevin@rci.ripco.com (Craig Levin)

Dominus Rex:
> Ego:
> > 
> > Poster: clevin@ripco.com (Craig Levin)
> > 
> > Rather than posting in a b..........<snip>..........
> should these posts be private?

With all due respect, my lord king, I would disagree. The
uploading of formatted text from a variety of word processing
programs is, IMO, a problem. Often, the control characters in
formatted text do astounding and unpleasant things to vt-series
terminals, when they don't just mangle the stuff on the screen.
Perhaps I am being a bit harsh on people who are new to the Net,
but creating ASCII versions of formatted texts is not difficult,
and they're usually much easier to upload, being smaller.


Petrus Castelli, Armiger et Caduceator Minor
Craig Levin
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