Re: Text Only in Emails [was Parenthood and childhood in cohousing
From: Catya Belfer (
Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2012 08:37:37 -0800 (PST)
Hm, are you talking about Cohousing NOW, or something else?  I have
Cohousing NOW set to respect settings, etc, but if there's a problem with
it let me know (and preferably cc webmaster [at]

     - cat, coho/us tech director hat on.

Catya Belfer   -
Technical Director   -
Cohousing in MA -

On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 9:38 AM, Sharon Villines
<sharon [at]>wrote:

> On Oct 30, 2012, at 8:54 AM, Fred H Olson <fholson [at]> wrote:
> > The newsletter that was attached ( "pasted below") to the message (way
> > below) as viewed as text (what cohousing-L distributes) is very ugly
> > and hard to use. I'm concerned that the "tracking urls" in it may
> > deteriorate (the "View this web version" link in it already has).
> I think it is entirely reasonable to ask CohousingUS to produce a
> text-only version. I restrict my personal email to text because it is
> faster, easier to archive, and to cut and paste the info into other
> documents for storage or reuse. When a blur HTML coding arrives, I hit
> delete.
> I moderate a list of almost 2,000 members and all messages are restricted
> to text. It's nice to be able to load the images in private messages when I
> want them, but in email I'm interested in the information, not the flash
> and dash. For that I go to websites. A link works fine.
> Sharon
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