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From: "W. Wesley Groleau x4923" <>
Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Plain text vs. HTML
Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2001 08:56:51 -0500

> I have just opened a letter from Susan Fry, which was sent through the
> Rootsweb Free-Help List.
> I couldn't read the letter because it had a dark maroon background.

To prevent this:

1. Folks sending HTML fragments for critique should try to remember to
"escape" the HTML, by using the "extra dot" trick - <.BR> instead of
<BR> (I used one that's harmless)

2. Folks who can need to set their e-mail clients to NOT render HTML.

Was the message about a month old? I remember someone about a month ago
trying to get that color to work.....

Wes Groleau

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