gerhard at killesreiter.de
Fri Oct 8 18:10:47 UTC 2010
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On 08.10.2010 19:53, Dave Cohen wrote:
> Before drupal sends an email, the content of that email is wrapped
> to lines of no more than 77 chars.
> I can't think of a single good reason to do this.
There are plenty. Tradition, for example. :)
> I wouldn't use an email client that did this,
Please excuse me for sending you a mail that has lines wrapped to no
more than 80 chars. :p
> and I don't want my drupal to do it either.
> It causes problems:
> So what am I missing? Can anyone tell me why this "feature" is in there?
It is generally difficult to read lines that are too long. That's why
books, newspapers etc all have some character limit. Email just
follows this. The 80 character limit is due to early computers having
exactly this limit.
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