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Re: [opensuse] quick question re word wrap protocol
On 12/12/2011 09:29 AM, Dennis Gallien wrote:
Does the community here have a "rule" regarding message word wrap? I know that
in the old days the protocol was 78 or 80 columns, but AFAIK most (all?) message/mail
readers now support automatic wrap, which I personally vastly prefer. Looking at other's
messages here though, it appears that both fixed column and wrap is being used. After
being spanked for imprecise snips, I don't want to risk the wrath of the mailing list
gods, so can someone clarify, please. :)




Considering I can't even read your message in tbird without scrolling, I would say -- "yes, please configure your mailer to wrap at 78."


(a screenshot of your message in thunderbird)

David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.
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