Re: HTML: woes

Michael Lorrey (
Sat, 14 Mar 1998 12:07:37 -0500

Anton Sherwood wrote:

> > Eugene Leitl wrote:
> > > Forgive an old iconoclast, but would you please format your text in the
> > > ancient, honourable <80 chars tradition?
> Michael Lorrey wrote:
> > Sorry, I tend to widen it out so that multiple message quotes don't cause so much word wrapping. It
> Well, I *could* widen this out so that your hundred-byte lines (one of
> them is 104; would be 106 quoted) don't wrap in *my* window -- but that
> does nothing for *other* people trying to read it, who'd have to widen
> *their* windows to 108 ...
> Egocentrism is a virtue but it can be taken too far.

This is interesting, my Netscape mailer is set to send messages at 72 chars per line. I am wondering why
either it isn't doing this, or that your reader isn't reading it right. Hmmm.

   Michael Lorrey
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