Mail Wrapping

steve dlist at
Sun Aug 15 00:59:49 CEST 2010

Le 14-08-2010, à 11:09:58 +0400, Paul Fertser (fercerpav at a écrit :

> "Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at> writes:
> > Am 13.08.2010 um 22:35 schrieb steve:
> >> Nikolaus, couldn't you wrap your lines to something more standard (72 or
> >> so ?) Thanks, I like reading your prose, but those long lines are really
> >> irritating.
> >
> > there are different opinions if the 80 char line wrapping of mail is standard or some
> > old-fashioned relict from the 80ies. I have tried to find out what it is but it appears
> > to be a problem with some MUAs not correctly handling RFC 2646.
> Well, i can't really see how format=flowed can make any sense, even
> nowadays. I think all sane MUAs go without it by default, and for a
> reason: it messes with formatting which is important when you're
> sending snippets of code, patches, logs etc.
> Probably it's the right time for you to stop following the rules set
> by Apple and to start using a better MUA? ;)

Absolutely! Mutt maybe?

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