text e-mail


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text e-mail

An e-mail message that contains only unformatted ASCII text. Text e-mail may be the only option for wireless, handheld devices, but it was the traditional format for all e-mail before the Internet exploded in the mid-1990s. Contrast with HTML e-mail. See ASCII text.
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