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From "Marcus (OOo)" <>
Subject Re: Line Breaks and Not
Date Fri, 25 Nov 2011 12:01:30 GMT
Am 11/25/2011 07:42 AM, schrieb Dennis E. Hamilton:
> My usual e-mail plaintext format does not have fixed line breaks inside
> paragraphs.  That allows reflow in accordance with the recipients e-mail
> browser window parameters (just like with web pages).

yes, pretty normal as I don't know nobody who makes a line wrap after 72 
characters. ;-)

> Because there are still many clients that won't reflow, and many users here
> expect hard line breaks in paragraphs, my approach is to sign those e-mails.
> The digital signature technique adds line breaks and other normalizations to
> ensure that no intermediary or recipient breaks the signature.
> I did not make any line breaks in the two preceding paragraphs.

Wow, interesting effect as signing text shouldn't be the difference in 
this case.

> I am signing this e-mail so that you will receive it broken up the way that it
> is readable for you but I don't have to make the change for everyone I send
> mail to.
> I still forget to do this from time to time.

It's OK, it was no personal criticism to you. I just was bothered of the 
situation itself.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Marcus (OOo) []
> Sent: Thursday, November 24, 2011 15:42
> To:
> Subject: Re: Rationalizing two OpenOffice websites
> [ ... ]
> PS:
> How comes that the text is sometimes well formatting and like in this
> mail it's only one long unwrapped line.
> So, sorry if my hand-quoted text is worse.
> Marcus
> [ ... ]

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