[LMB] OT: message formatting

Fred Smith fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us
Fri Jan 25 02:01:02 GMT 2019


On Thu, Jan 24, 2019 at 06:59:05PM -0500, M R Dolbear fm wrote:
> 
> 
> 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?

Nope. never looked.

> 
> Does Mailman deal well with such?
Good question. But all my mails are made like that... I open up an 80-char-
wide window and start typing emails. Hit enter when it gets over toward
the right.

> 
> 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.

Do you have that problem with my postings?


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