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Re: [Nmh-workers] Features for 1.6

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Features for 1.6
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2013 12:16:31 -0400

>I use mh-e, so it's really not, for me, MH's problem.
>What I would prefer is an MH-level filter that transforms format=fakeflowed
>into real format=flowed.  (I would really like that filter to stick in front
>of mailman too..).  So the stuff on disk would be format=flowed!!!

If you can figure out a reasonable algorithm to detect format=fakeflowed,
I'm all ears.  I don't really think it needs to be on-disk ... if all of
the utilities output it properly, then why is that necessary?

>    > Also ... it requires some sophistication in knowing what you're
>    > sending.  Me, I'm used to creating paragraphs of plain text, and it
>    > would be easy to screw up the formatting, especially if I happen to
>    > reformat it.  It just seems like it would be too hard.  Let me put it
>    > this way; if it was easy, why aren't people be doing it now?
>everyone else is afraid to do something that would confuse outlook users.

I am under the impression that most MUAs can HANDLE format=flowed just fine.
It's just they don't send it when they should.


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