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    Hello,

    I wrote that post and wanted to clarify some points.

    For the numbers, I’ve found them on three sites :

    https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/gadgets-and-tech/how-bad-is-email-for-the-environment-a7555161.html https://carbonliteracy.com/the-carbon-cost-of-an-email https://www.theguardian.com/environment/green-living-blog/2010/oct/21/carbon-footprint-email

    It was probably an error to not check them better because the first link was from 2017 but the other ones were older and maybe some improvement has been made since.

    On the signal part, it’s just that people around me used Whatsapp a lot. Moving from Whatsapp to Signal is still better. Of what I’ve read they do some work to remove the phone number and use just a nickname. Dunno exactly where they are about that. The giphy part was also a privacy concern since it’s a 3rd party service.

    I should have been better checked facts …

    Sorry for that and lesson learned.

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      I read your post, and I liked it. I wasn’t clear on why you dislike HTML emails. Edit: I did some thinking, and I came to agree on this point. emails are letters, not websites

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        @binyamin Ah thanks !

        I don’t like emails in HTML because the email should just be in plain text and have a link to their website with that page actually… and the second reason is because I use mutt … and sometimes you got email with crapy HTML like this one :

        ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ http://click.e.odigeo.com/u/?qs=daeacdb6679ec88c461f91321f2197852351893baf9a

        How could you even send that kind of content to people … They should keep those pages on their websites IMHO

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          Actually, you don’t see it because there was like more than 10 lines of “zwnj;” HTML tags …

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        Thanks for the clarification. Yes, recommending Signal over Whatsapp sounds like a good idea.

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          Then the all thing is to write … I started the #100DaysToOffload challenge and the main goal was to write something I thought it would be a subject that could be interesting to talk about.

          Indeed my research was a bit flaky and I should have done better … but hey nobody is perfect and I’m certainly not too.