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Re: [Nmh-workers] 78 column limit

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] 78 column limit
Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2012 15:42:45 -0500

>So you are saying that if don't give a '-nostrict" argument to the
>utility that checks for standard conformance the line length limit is
>998 characters, but I give a "-strict argument the line length limit
>will be 72 characters?

Well ... I hate things like "-strict", because that is a term which is
very subjective.

>As I read the man page for the utility the default is -nostrict. :-)

Let's move to IETF termology and use -should and -must.  I'm sure others
will speak up, but MY understanding is the IETF default is "-should -must".


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