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Re: [Nmh-workers] trailing whitespace in replied text

From: Bill Wohler
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] trailing whitespace in replied text
Date: Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:03:21 -0700
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David Levine <address@hidden> writes:

> Ralph wrote:
>> Hi David,
>> > Yeah, I do that a lot because body:component="> " turns a blank line
>> > in replied text into one with a trailing space.
>> Yes, that's really icky.  Would be nice if mhl supported some kind of
>> `strip' to prune those off afterwards.
> I found where to do this in the code, that was the hard
> part.
> Is there any need to keep the trailing whitespace of the
> component with blank text lines?  I'm inclined to always
> strip it off.  E.g., "> \n" would become ">\n".
> Separately, I would like to add a "strip" (or "trim"?) flag
> to mhl to strip trailing whitespace from non-empty body lines.
> It's easy to do and I'd use it.  "nostrip" ("notrim") would
> remain the default.

I'd go with "trim."


Bill Wohler <address@hidden> aka <address@hidden>

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