This is an obsolete tag that has been replaced by the PRE tag. It's behavior can be very odd on some browsers, including recent browser versions (some browsers do not recognize the closing tag, thus everything after the opening <PLAINTEXT> is rendered as plain text, including the closing BODY and HTML tags.
An example of how the <PLAINTEXT><I>Plaintext tag</I></PLAINTEXT> works in a document. Note that HTML tags are ignored within the PLAINTEXT tags.
Result of code:
An example of how the
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