[lfs-dev] kbd

Andrew Benton andy at benton.eu.com
Fri May 18 09:01:31 PDT 2012


On Fri, 18 May 2012 10:28:11 +0100
Qrux <qrux.qed at gmail.com> wrote:

> 
> On May 17, 2012, at 7:06 PM, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
> 
> > Since you are using Applemail, I think the problem is that it is using \r for 
> > newlines instead of \n.  I see your mail wrapped, but when replying, it doesn't 
> > wrap automatically.  It's easy enough fo rme to to edit->rewrap though.
> 
> That's a pre-Darwin Mac thing.  Mail inserts no \r's or \n's.
> I'll insert some manually for now.
> 
> It expects that the receiving end can wrap if necessary.
> This is a known non-feature in Mac OS X Mail (and some other
> Mac OS X mail clients).  I don't have any ideas off the top
> of my head.  Happy to hear advice.
> 
> BTW, which mail client(s) are folks using that don't wrap
> automatically?

It doesn't matter what mail readers other people are using, you're
sending mail with lines longer than 72 characters. Please read the
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Andy



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