[development] _drupal_wrap_mail_line()

Gordon Heydon gordon at heydon.com.au
Sat Oct 9 01:38:25 UTC 2010


On 09/10/2010, at 5:58 AM, Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:

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> On 08.10.2010 20:28, Dave Cohen wrote:
>> With markup like HTML, we consider it the job of the browser to
>> display it correctly.  Email is no different.
> Email (as in text/plain) is different. It is not a markup language.
>> I still don't see any reason to break the lines.  (Tradition not
>> being an influence on drupal in any other area AFAIK.)
> Drupal sends plain-text emails by default. Plain text mails should (in
> my opinion) be wrapped to 80 lines. If you want to send html-mail you
> need to use some contributed module. That module can undo the wrapping
> of the text for the html mails, if desired.

Also I think if I remember correctly according to the RFC plaintext needs to be wrapped at 76 chars, but I think these days it is a guideline more than a rule.


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