[development] HTML emails
owahab at owahab.com
Thu Jul 17 02:49:16 UTC 2008
I'd go for allowing users to choose the e-mail format they prefer to
receive in their account screen.
Larry Garfield wrote:
> On Wednesday 16 July 2008 4:26:38 pm Benjamin Lewis wrote:
>> Eric-Alexander Schaefer wrote:
>>> Larry Garfield schrieb:
>>>> I am going to take the luddite position. Consider yourself warned. :-)
>>> Thanks (for your position, not the warning).
>>> Plaintext should be the default and HTML _could_ be an option. If HTML
>>> is used, it should contain a plaintext version.
>> It MUST contain a plaintext version (per RFC 2119 )
>>  http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2119
> You're making the naive assumption that people actually follow that
> requirement. :-) LOTS of email floating about the Net, both legit and
> spam/trojans, contains HTML and no body. And sending the message twice
> (plain and HTML) is a slap in the face to anyone on low bandwidth.
> drupal_render() for mail does have potential advantages. That it may make it
> easier for *contribs* to send HTML email is a downside I am willing to
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