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Re: word/line wrap



> From: Estes Wayne-W10191 <W10191@motorola.com>
> Subject: [amsat-bb] word/line wrap
> Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2001 14:46:36 -0400
> 	[...]
> ... I thought it was agreed that line/word wrap should be handled on
> the RECEIVING end.   ...
> 	[...]

Oh really?

In most parts of the wired world it is considered polite (and prudent) to
wrap your lines at well under 80 characters.  (True, this "discriminates"
against those reading e-mail with 40-character-wide Commodore 64s...)

(And marking the text you are responding to with a ">  " prepended to
each line looks much nicer when it appears once  per line (as above, when
the sender puts in line breaks), than when it appears once per paragraph
(which seems to often happen when the sender doesnt' put in line breaks).

((And, to be really picky, it is nice if senders leave enough space
for several prepended  layers of ">  " when they wrap their lines.))

Other than that, ...

-tjs
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