[LMB] OT: message formatting

M R Dolbear fm little.egret at dolbear.fastmail.fm
Thu Jan 24 23:59:05 GMT 2019

On Thu, 24 Jan 2019, at 20:13, Fred Smith wrote:

> Oh, while I'm at it, as I like to say "When God invented email, He
> intended it to be plain text, with explicit line endings, monospaced,
> no colors or special fonts." :)

Can you cite an RFC or other documentation requiring explicit line endings?

Does Mailman deal well with such?

Over the years the list has had various problem and I assumed it was well known that explicit line endings triggered zigzag formatting after one or two replies.

Mike D
Little Egret in Walton-on-Thames

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