Chip Fetrow tacos at
Thu Sep 20 03:17:21 CDT 2012

get one person to agree, and I will go away, never to return.

I think you are wrong, but if I am the only other one who is wrong, I  
will leave.


On Sep 20, 2012, at 1:36 AM, <wb4jfi at> wrote:

> Yes Chip, I can read enough of it, even through the HTML tags.  Of  
> course, I can read a couple of computer languages, even sloppy  
> HTML.  Plus, MY email client showed my original post just fine when  
> it came through tacos a week ago.  I didn't notice anything at all  
> to put me on emergency HTML alert.
> I'm sorry if this upsets you (not really).  Like Paul, I just cut  
> some information from elsewhere, and sent it here.  Unlike Paul, my  
> cut-and-paste came directly from an email post that I received, NOT  
> directly from a web site.  If you don't like it, maybe the  
> information would not be of interest to you anyway.
> Also like Paul's email that you complained about, your complaint is  
> a little on the late side.  I sent the original on September 14,  
> just about a week ago.
> I'm not about to retype whole messages just so the occasional person  
> without HTML viewing won't complain, especially when I don't even  
> know whether it IS HTML or not.  I cut and pasted from what I saw as  
> a normal, regular, vanilla email.  I did not see the "AHOY, THERE BE  
> HTML THERE!!" sign float by.
> I believe the message was of interest to AMRAD members in the DC  
> area, as it discussed a meeting with the HAC-DC where one of the  
> creators/instigators of the Raspberry Pi is coming to DC and giving  
> a talk/demo on Sept 26 at 730PM. To me, that certainly fits within  
> the scope of tacos, more than some posts that come through here.
> Maybe you should enable HTML viewing on your mail client, don't use  
> digest mode, learn HTML, or take a chill pill.
> Give it a rest.  I'm tired of the negativity.  Can you provide a  
> positive contribution to this hobby?  And, THAT'S MY POINT.
> From the crap generator...
> Terry
> -----Original Message----- From: Chip Fetrow
> Sent: Thursday, September 20, 2012 1:08 AM
> To: tacos at
> Subject: HTML Mail
> Thanks for making my point.
> Can anyone read this crap?
> --chip
> <BO DY dir=ltr>
> <D IV dir=ltr>
> <D IV style="FONT-FAMILY: 'Arial'; COLOR: #000000; FONT-SIZE: 10pt">
> <DI V>I just saw this on another group:</DIV>
> <D IV></DIV>
> <H 1
> style="PA DDING-BOTTOM: 10px; LINE-HEIGHT: 48px; MARGIN: 0px; CLEAR:
> both; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline; PADDING-TOP: 15px"
> class=entry- title><FONT face=Helvetica><FONT style="FONT-SIZE:
> 27pt">American
> Pi: details of  the Raspberry Pi hackspace tour</FONT></FONT></H1>
> <DIV
> style="LI NE-HEIGHT: 18px; MARGIN: 0px; CLEAR: both; VERTICAL-ALIGN:
> baseline"
> class=en try-meta><SPAN style="MARGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline"
> class=se p><FONT color=#666666 face=Helvetica><FONT style="FONT-SIZE:
> 9pt">Posted
> on </FON T></FONT></SPAN><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt"><A
> style="M ARGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline" title="2:41 pm"
> href="http ://" rel=bookmark><TIME
> class=ent ry-date pubdate=""  
> datetime="2012-09-13T14:41:47+00:00"><FONT
> color=#198 2d1><STRONG><FONT style="TEXT-DECORATION: "
> face=Helvetica><FONT
> style=" -DECORATION: none">September 13,
> style="MA RGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline" class=by-author><FONT
> face=Hel vetica><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 9pt"><FONT color=#666666>  
> style="MA RGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline" class=sep>by
> baseline"
> class="aut hor vcard"><A style="MARGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline"
> class="url fn n " title="View all posts by liz"
> href="http://w"  
> rel=author><FONT
> color=#198 2d1><FONT style="TEXT-DECORATION: "><STRONG><FONT
> styl e="FO NT-SIZE: 9pt"><FONT
> style="TEXT- DECORATION: none">liz</FONT></FONT></STRONG></FONT></
> <DIV
> sty le="LIN E-HEIGHT: 1.625; MA RGIN-TOP: 0px; WIDTH: 100%; MARGIN-
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> class=entry-content>
> <P sty le="MAR GIN: 0px 0px 24px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline"><FONT
> color=#373737
> face=He lvetica><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 11.3pt">Rob Bishop, our tech
> evangelist,
>  and all-rou nd good egg, has been finalising his itinerary for the
> first   Pi Hackspace Tour (previously discussed </FONT></FONT><FONT
> sty le="FO N T-SIZE: 11.3pt"><A style="MARGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN:
> baseline"
> hr ef="" target=_blank><FONT
> colo r=#19 82d1><FONT style="TEXT-DECORATION: " face=Helvetica><FONT
> style="TEX T-DEC ORATION: n one">here</FONT></FONT></FONT></A></
> face=Helvetica><FONT color=#373737><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 11.3pt">).
> Here’s his
> upd ate d schedule:</FONT></FONT></FONT></P>
> <DIV>< FO NT color=#373737 face=Helvetica><FONT style="FONT-SIZE:
> 11.3pt">26th
> September – </FONT></FONT><FONT style="FONT-SIZE: 11.3pt"><A
> style="MA RGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline" href="
> "><FONT
> color=#198   DEC ORATION: none">HacDC</FONT></FONT></FONT></A><FONT
> color=#373737
> face=Helvetica> (W ashington DC ) – Evening event, starts at  
> 7:30pm â
> €“
> </FONT></FONT><A style="MARGIN: 0px; VERTICAL-ALIGN: baseline"
> href=""><FONT
> face=Helvetica><FONT
> color=#1982d1><FONT style="TEXT-DECORATION: "><FONT
> sty le="FO NT-SIZE: 11.3pt"><FONT
> styl e="T EXT-DECORATION: none">Details</FONT></FONT></FONT></FONT></
> FONT></A><BR></DIV>
> <DI V>It sh ould be worth going to, if you are interested.</DIV>
> <DI V> </D IV>
> <D IV>( PS:  Once again, I had problems sending this to tacos from my
> main
> email a ccount.  It was rejected coming from <A
> href="mailt o:tfox at">tfox at</A>).</DIV>
> <DIV>Terry</DIV>
> <D IV> </DI V></DIV></D IV></D IV></ BODY></HT ML>
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