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RE: html email
- From: "Charli Li" <KBarticle889459 at aim dot com>
- To: "The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List" <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2006 20:11:02 -0400
- Subject: RE: html email
- Reply-to: The Cygwin-Talk Maiming List <cygwin-talk at cygwin dot com>
>Charli Li wrote:
>> mwoehlke wrote:
>>> Ethan Tira-Thompson wrote:
>>>>>> For instance, take a look at what happened here:
>>>>> It also doesn't happen with non-broken mailers (in that case, I was
>>>>> attempting to line wrap manually, which almost certainly has something
>>>>> to do with it).
>>>> There must be a lot of broken mailers out there, because I see
>>>> a *lot*.
>>> Oh, probably. I think one of them is named "Outlook". :-)
>>> At any rate, I haven't noticed Thunderbird doing it.
>> Microsoft Outlook wraps long lines by default (depends on the
>size of your
>> window) WADR.
>Yes, the *GUI* wraps long lines. We're talking a: about wrapping in the
>actual mail, and b: doing it /wrong/ for quotes. I believe Outlook is
>one of the mailers responsible for the mess Ethan pointed out a few
WADR, Outlook doesn't wrap, but when viewed (not gone through sourceware) it
is wrapped. When it HAS gone through sourceware, the text is wrapped even
tighter; it looks like the line ended in the middle of the screen. And yes,
hitting ENTER doesn't seem to solve any problems.
Also, lots of email programs quote raw email addresses by default in
replies. The PCYMTNQREAIYR rule has been here (I'm guessing) a long time
now, and people (was including me) are still PCYMTNQREAIYRing. It is
probably advisable to modify Thunderbird and SeaMonkey's code a little bit
so that there is no more PCYMTNQREAIYRing.
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