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SubjectRe: [PATCH] adding PCI bus information to SCSI layer
At 9:32 AM +0200 2001-05-03, Kai Henningsen wrote:
>jlundell@pobox.com (Jonathan Lundell) wrote on 26.04.01 in
><p05100303b70eadd613b0@[207.213.214.37]>:
>
>> At 10:31 PM -0600 2001-04-26, Richard Gooch wrote:
>> >BTW: please fix your mailer to do linewrap at 72 characters. Your
>> >lines are hundreds of characters long, and that's hard to read.
>>
>> Sorry for the inconvenience. There are a lot of reasons why I believe
>> it's properly a display function to wrap long lines, and that an MUA
>> has no business altering outgoing messages (one on-topic reason being
>> that patches get screwed up by inserted newlines), but I grant that
>> there are broken clients out there that can't or won't or don't wrap
>> at display time.
>
>What's a lot more important is that the mail standards say that this stuff
>should not be interpreted by the receivers as needing wrapping, so
>irregardless of good or bad design it's just plain illegal.
>
>If you want to support wrapping with plain text, investigate
>format=flowed.

Yes, I did that.

I'm curious, though: I haven't found the mail standards that forbid
receivers to wrap long lines. Certainly many mail clients do it.
What's the relevant RFC?

>MfG Kai


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/Jonathan Lundell.
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