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Re: Re: [ans] Plain Text.



Why not try a dual plain text and MIME just one time just to see what
happens and determine if most machines are properly equipped?
Cliff K7RR

"Vince Fiscus, KB7ADL" wrote:
> 
> I like it as is. Right now my connection to the net is 21600 bps.  When
> ever links show up in messages I'm still able to click on them for full
> details & photos.  I like the straight plan text message method of the
> AMSAT mail services.  But maybe you could try a couple mime ANS bulletins
> to see if people have problems.
> 
> KB7ADL
> 
> At 05:08 PM 8/5/02 -0400, VEFRH@aol.com wrote:
> >Hi All,
> >This message is being sent to all subscribers of ANS to ask your opinion.
> >Please reply ONLY if you disagree with the following Proposal .......
> >
> >For Years ANS has been sent in Plain Text, to accommodate services such as
> >RTTY, Packet, AMTOR etc.
> >There seems to be a reduction in the need for these services as to a great
> >extent the internet has taken over where these services were once dominant.
> >Therefore it is proposed that ANS will revert to MIME in about two months
> >unless we get serious objection.
> >The advantage of this would be that we could then send URL's (which could be
> >directly operated) Pictures - (relatively low resolution to allow for slow
> >receiving) and color where necessary.
> >In addition it will enable the ANS editors to be more flexible in copying
> >documents when compiling the weekly ANS.
> >Please reply directly to me (VE3FRH@amsat.org) ONLY if you have a serious
> >problem with this proposal.
> >Just in case you think we could do both Plain text and MIME - dont suggest it
> >!
> >I dont want to double the volunteers work!
> >73
> >Robin Haighton VE3FRH
> >President AMSAT-NA
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