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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 21:32:07 -0500

>It is an exercise in futility to deal with MUAs that do not following
>the specifications.  Text/plain should be rendered in fixed-width font
>and line breaks should be honored.  Inferring "paragraphs" and
>reformatting should not be done.

While I agree that in text/plain line breaks should be honored, I'm not
aware of any requirement that says it should be rendered in a fixed-width
font.  I don't necessarily disagree with that requirement (but plenty of
people would) but sadly THAT battle is lost.


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