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Re: [Nmh-workers] wrapper to repl vs. replyfilter

From: Ralph Corderoy
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] wrapper to repl vs. replyfilter
Date: Sat, 16 Feb 2013 12:21:45 +0000

Hi Mark,

> I'd prefer using a formatter within replyfilter that will exclude the
> signature block.  Does anyone know if par (or a different formatting
> program) can be told:
>       Do not format the block of text consisting of:
>               blank line
>               line consisting of only -----
>               sequence of non-blank lines
>               zero-or-more blank lines
>               end of file

That's not a signature block;  it should start with a line that's
"-- \n".  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Signature_block#E-mail_and_Usenet

I don't know par(1) but a quick look at its man page suggests it may be
able to be taught the block's lines are "protected".

Cheers, Ralph.

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