HTML by default in KMail

Pan Shi Zhu pan.shizhu at
Wed Aug 11 08:57:43 BST 2010

On Fri, Aug 6, 2010 at 6:28 PM, Jonathan Riddell <jriddell at> wrote:
> At Akademy I queried the current and past KMail maintainers about HTML
> by default in e-mails.  They seemed to agree that it was a bit old
> fashioned to be keeping it off and agreed it would be fine to turn it
> on by default (in Kubuntu and upstream).  It seems unfriendly to me to
> show a message with most e-mails that the programme is hiding
> something from the user.

There are plenty of reasons to show that HTML email is rude.

So if an email client use HTML email by default, it is encouraging a
rude approach when writing email.

Obviously, this is bad. Because new users will choose a bad style
writing an email.

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