How we see CVs
tjc at wintrmute.net
Mon Apr 6 10:30:40 BST 2009
2009/4/4 Bradley Dean <bjdean at bjdean.id.au>:
> On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 11:25:27AM +0100, Clark, Nicholas wrote:
>> > On Thu, Apr 02, 2009 at 10:44:25AM +0100, James Laver wrote:
>> > [...]
>> > > Provided there's a valid text/plain part, people tend not to have a
>> > > problem.
>> > Does that include a text/plain whose content is "This is a HTML mail, please
>> > bend over and use Outlook to view it"?
>> That's spam. :-)
> My favourite email was one in which:
> 1. text/plain part of the mulipart/alternative email read:
> "Your email client cannot read this email"
> 2. Once mutt had dumped to text/html part to text the email read:
> [email header]
> [email footer]
> 3. Looking at the source revealed an email made of two images
> Now if that doesn't warrant some slightly grumpy but informative feedback
> to the source I don't know what does. :) Especially given that the image
> parts had pretty much just textual content.
Wow, sounds like something that would have come out of a certain
Clerkenwell-based "Digital marketing agency" I worked for some years
ago.. Some people just can't be told, although it's sad that it's
still so common from so many sources :(
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