In article <006201c270b6$9a658b20$7bb1c150@AdrianFogarty>, Adrian
Fogarty <[log in to unmask]> writes
>But that's primitive; I've over 17 gigabytes spare on my hard disk (in a
>2000 computer) and I'm sure many of you have much more. My internet connects
>at 500 kilobits per second, so it'll shift a 19kb file in 0.3 seconds. And
>if you're receiving gobbledegook, doesn't that mean that your system has the
>problem, not mine! Should we really be held back to the lowest common
>denominator, in terms of capacity, rather than moving forwards?
Yep - and everyone here in N America drives a 5 litre gas guzzler cos it
is available and cheap - not sure that is a good thing however ;-)
The bandwidth argument is enough in itself - this is at least doubled
with html (from the more common mail client at least). The other
argument is that html can have viruses/worms etc embedded in java.
Personally, I have always been a condom man rather than be tempted by
the frills/thrills of the more exotic
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