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Re: [Nmh-workers] Emails being tagged as spam -- NMH solution???

From: Bob Carragher
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Emails being tagged as spam -- NMH solution???
Date: Sun, 01 Mar 2015 00:57:37 -0800

[Just the "spacing" bit.  B-]

On Mon, 23 Feb 2015 11:19:06 +0000 Ralph Corderoy <address@hidden> sez:

> > Interesting observation.  I've always found it to be the
> > opposite and you're actually the first to have mentioned it.
> > At least for me, I find that having the text wrapped at odd
> > places, or not wrapped at all depending on the
> > terminal/software displaying it, is much more difficult.
> I'm on the GNU groff mailing list, and there's the odd correspondent
> there that runs their emails through nroff.  :-)  It also fully
> justifies on a TTY, e.g.
>     tr -dc 0-4a-c </dev/urandom | tr -s a-z \\n | sed 100q |
>     nroff | grep .
> Thankfully, man(1) has --nj that can be put into $MANOPT.  :-)
> A larger space indicates to me a significant break, e.g. end of
> sentence.  Lack of hyphenation means many spaces are becoming two in
> your formatting, creating ugly rivers of whitespace.  These are a
> problem in typesetting of proportional fonts fully justified;
> fixed-width doesn't have a chance.  Subjective, I agree.
> It also breaks vim's formatting of the `> ' quotes lines above, i.e. it
> preserves the multiple spaces thinking they're significant.
> Cheers, Ralph.

As a vote in the other (or perhaps "meh") direction, I've been
reading man pages long enough that fully-justified spacing
doesn't jump out at me anymore, unless it's *really* bad.


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