[Twisted-web] Re: Please fix the wrapping! [was: Re: Web2: What is to be Done]

Jean-Paul Calderone exarkun at divmod.com
Wed Sep 13 12:19:16 CDT 2006

On Wed, 13 Sep 2006 19:07:31 +0200, Nicola Larosa <nico at teknico.net> wrote:
>> Nicola Larosa wrote:
>>> *Please fix the wrapping of your emails!*
>Jean-Paul Calderone wrote:
>> I think you accidentally sent this message to the twisted-web mailing list,
>> when you intended to send it to the mailman-dev mailing list.
>I definitely did not intend anything of the sort. How did you get that
>And why should have I done so? Most known email-generating programs wrap
>the lines of message bodies, in keeping with RFC2822:
>2.1.1. Line Length Limits
>   There are two limits that this standard places on the number of
>   characters in a line. Each line of characters MUST be no more than
>   998 characters, and SHOULD be no more than 78 characters, excluding
>   the CRLF.
>Disregarding common practice is bad enough: disregarding the accessibility
>of useful information about your own work is even worse. I have difficulty
>understanding this stance; can you help me?

I don't have time to deal with the line-wrapping issues in pipermail.  I
can confidently say that neither does Glyph.  If you'd like to do something
about this, feel free - I'm not opposed to a solution, I'm just not going
to provide one.


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