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Subject: Re: [FreeHelp] Correction of url on Please check my messages
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 2003 21:21:15 EDT
I had a sneaking suspicion it had something to do with AOL. But apparently
AOL only does this if the message is going to a non-AOL email address,
because when I got my message back it looked just fine.
Thanks for the tip on how to prevent this in the future. Just another one of
those things that AOLiens have to learn -- like not forwarding emails to
In a message dated 4/24/2003 8:59:26 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> At 10:54 AM 4/24/2003, wrote:
> >For some reason the url I included in the body of my message included some
> >html code. I accessed the website and then did a copy and paste so
> >it would be okay. Apparently it was okay when I pasted it below my name
> >not in the body. Does anyone know what might have caused this?
> >Anyway, will try again and will list it within the body of this message
> >then again below my name. Hope this works.
> It's an AOL quirk. AOL executes HTML appearing in email. That's why we
> add a dot/period, or use standard brackets for HTML tags when we illustrate
> code -- so you guys using AOL don't end up with an entire digest with
> purple type on a dark red page <g>
> <.body bgcolor="#800000" text="#666600">
> [body bgcolor="#800000" text="#666600"]