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SubjectRe: [PATCH] adding PCI bus information to SCSI layer
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.

MfG Kai
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