[thelist] Formatting email messages

aardvark evolt at roselli.org
Wed Oct 14 15:48:12 CDT 2009

On 13 Oct 2009 at 19:00, Bill Moseley wrote:
> Should I still wrap long lines at 78 chars or leave the text as was entered
> directly in the text area?
> Or should I create a multi-part email and wrap the text/plain part to 78
> characters and add an text/html part for mail clients that want to wrap
> lines at width/fonts dictate?
> What do you do?

i send plaintext only messages, and don't force a wrap by inserting 
CRLFs (or CRs or LFs or TLAs)...

in my experience, most mail clients will handle the wrap for the user 
and now you don't have to worry about long URLs...

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