[ubuntu-uk] HTML Mail

Kirrus kirrus at kirrus.co.uk
Fri Jul 13 13:24:35 BST 2007

----- "Peter Lewis" <prlewis at letterboxes.org> wrote:
> Josh's mail seemed to me to have been sent twice - once in HTML and
> once in 
> plain text. My mailer is also set to not use HTML, so read the plain
> text bit 
> fine.
> Obviously, someone should have a word with Google about wasting twice
> as much of everyone's bandwidth as they should be ;-)

This is standard functionality of most advanced e-mail clients: It is not a unwanted feature, as it ensures that each individual receives the email in the correct format. TBH, the amount of bandwidth consumed through the feature is negligible, especially compared to the bandwidth a single video takes.

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