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Re: Messages are a mess
Je3 at aol_com wrote:
> Hi Matt
> Killies are great fish and the AKA and other clubs are great sources of info
> about them. BUT-
> YES the Killie Talk email list is a mess. NO it is not just an AOL problem.
> The problem is that there are many people who either don't know (or care)
> that they are sending a lot of BS to the list.
I agree strongly with Jim that folks should take extra care to be sure they
send only ASCII (Plain) Text to any mail list.
AOL, and I think IE, are set up to default to a code known as MIME that is
*only* understood by PCs and MACs (and even not all of them). Lots of folks
on mail lists use their company networks or other kinds of UNIX servers, and
those simply do not understand MIME, Base 64, .UUE and a lot of PC-specific
ways of encoding messages (without extra fussing by uncooperative
In NetScrape's editor, click on Edit. Then on Preferences. Then on Mail and
Newsgroups and then Formatting. Be sure the button "Use plain text editor to
compose messages" is active (has a black dot in the button). It takes way
longer to type than to do, so *please* do it.
Ob. killies: There's rumored to be a bunch of super, small glass breeding
tanks to be on the auction table at the BAKA meeting in San Mateo on Sat.
Only 4 months to WCW, so you need to get them hatched and growing out soon
for that one.
Wright Huntley, Fremont CA, USA, 510 494-8679 huntleyone at home dot com
"DEMOCRACY" is two wolves and a lamb voting on lunch.
"LIBERTY" is a well-armed lamb denying enforcement of the vote.
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