1996 revisited

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After receiveing what I believe was the third promotional email from my beloved mobile phone operator, showing this not-so-useful information

Screenshot of empty email

I was curious to see what sort of HTML did not even render images in Safari.

Behold:

#html
<title>Sista chansen: Specialpris på Telia Mobilt bredband</title>
<base target=&quot;_blank&quot;>
<HTML><HEAD>
<META http-equiv=Content-Type content=&quot;text/html; charset=iso-8859-1&quot;>
<META content=&quot;MSHTML 6.00.5730.13&quot; name=GENERATOR></HEAD>
<BODY bgColor=#818177 leftMargin=0 topMargin=0 marginheight=&quot;0&quot; marginwidth=&quot;0&quot;>
<TABLE height=&quot;100%&quot; cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=&quot;100%&quot; bgColor=#818177 border=0>
<TR>
<TD vAlign=top align=middle>
<DIV style=&quot;FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 10px; COLOR: #505050; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, Sans-Serif&quot;>Ser mailet konstigt ut? <A style=&quot;FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 10px; COLOR: #cf0566; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, Sans-Serif&quot; href=&quot;#&quot; target=_blank>Klicka här »</A></DIV><BR>
<TABLE cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 width=590 align=center bgColor=#aaaaa4 border=0>
<TR>
<TD vAlign=top align=middle><A href=&quot;http://tr.anp.se/track?t=c&amp;mid=250386&amp;uid=124849854&amp;&amp;&amp;http://track.adform.net/C/?bn=212313&quot; target=_blank><IMG alt=&quot;Nu höjer vi hastigheten och sänker priset.&quot; src=&quot;http://adata.attraction.se/Telia/buss14/09-Utskick_v15/images/erbj1.jpg&quot; border=0></A></TD></TR>
<TR>
<TD vAlign=top align=middle><A href=&quot;http://tr.anp.se/track?t=c&amp;mid=250386&amp;uid=124849854&amp;&amp;&amp;http://track.adform.net/C/?bn=212313&quot; target=_blank><IMG alt=&quot;Nu höjer vi hastigheten och sänker priset.&quot; src=&quot;http://adata.attraction.se/Telia/buss14/09-Utskick_v15/images/erbj2.jpg&quot; border=0></A></TD></TR>
<TR>
<TD vAlign=top align=middle><A href=&quot;http://tr.anp.se/track?t=c&amp;mid=250386&amp;uid=124849854&amp;&amp;&amp;http://track.adform.net/C/?bn=212313&quot; target=_blank><IMG alt=&quot;Nu höjer vi hastigheten och sänker priset.&quot; src=&quot;http://adata.attraction.se/Telia/buss14/09-Utskick_v15/images/erbj3.jpg&quot; border=0></A></TD></TR>
<TR>
<TD vAlign=top align=middle><A href=&quot;http://tr.anp.se/track?t=c&amp;mid=250386&amp;uid=124849854&amp;&amp;&amp;http://track.adform.net/C/?bn=212313&quot; target=_blank><IMG alt=&quot;Nu höjer vi hastigheten och sänker priset.&quot; src=&quot;http://adata.attraction.se/Telia/buss14/09-Utskick_v15/images/erbj4.jpg&quot; border=0></A></TD></TR></TABLE><BR>
<DIV style=&quot;FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 10px; COLOR: #505050; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, Sans-Serif&quot;>Vill du inte få fler erbjudanden från Telia till denna epostadress, <A style=&quot;FONT-WEIGHT: normal; FONT-SIZE: 10px; COLOR: #cf0566; FONT-FAMILY: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, Sans-Serif&quot; href=&quot;http://www.anp.se/oa/250386/4342584B72474751437243465143&quot; target=_blank>klicka här »</A></DIV></TD></TR></TABLE></BODY></HTML>
<img border=0 width=1 height=1 src=&quot;http://www.anp.se/Clicks.asp?sqid=250386&amp;sid=124849854&amp;pf_action=View&amp;pf_Link=&quot;>

Wow - it is like a time machine to 1996. MSHTML did supposedly generate it.