[LMB] OT: message formatting

Howard Brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Jan 24 20:16:06 GMT 2019



> On Jan 24, 2019, at 1:12 PM, Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.STONEHAM.ma.us> wrote:
> 
> That way, a correctly-functioning email reader, when replying, will
> properly format the quoted text with a "> " before each line of
> original text (as you see above). When used with emails that do not
> wrap lines, it doesn't work that well because it depends onthe line
> ending to flag the (duh) ends of lines.

My reader translates those “>” into a vertical line.

There is a difference in how mail programs are set up to do line-feeds.


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