[Vwdiesel] Hagar

Roger Brown r.c.brown at ieee.org
Wed Aug 17 16:04:55 EDT 2005

Libbybapa at wmconnect.com wrote:
> Does anyone have any issues with the fact that I Never wrap the lines or 
> press return?  My email program does it automatically for any that I receive from 
> others, and I tend to figure its easier to control my email program than the 
> typing tendencies of others.  Wrap, return, or not, nothing to me either way.
> Andrwe

No problems here and unbroken lines are what works best for me.  Problem is if someone
breaks their text at some small number of colums and I try to read the message on a wide screen system,

I end
up with
a message
that is
all broken
up like
this with
a lot of
blank space
to the right.

Or if I read even a 78-80 column message on a smaller laptop screen I get something like this:

This line runs out to the width of my small
screen then
wraps because my window is narrower than the
line break
length that the author used.

But yes, setting my mail reader to wrap to my window width works the best for me
and that is the best way to handle this, assuming one uses a reasonably capable
mail reading program.  Heck, even the first version of Netscape had that feature
as does Mozilla Thunderbird which is what I use now.


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