Posted Mar 31, 2005 16:58 UTC (Thu) by rwmj
Parent article: Unexpected features in Acrobat 7
Sure, HTML is bad for email.
_I_ know that, and _you_ know that, but the huge majority
of the unwashed LookOut-using users send each other top-posted
HTML-encoded web pages all the time.
Marketing people want to track this. They perceive (correctly)
that their statistics will contain a systematic bias if they
are not able to track when their web pages are emailed, read
offline, saved to disk, and so on. They are probably not clueful
enough to deduce useful information from the aggregate data,
but that doesn't mean there is some conspiracy going on here.
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