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## Re: [FYI] The Lisp Machine is back

 From: Emanuel Berg Subject: Re: [FYI] The Lisp Machine is back Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2014 05:17:07 +0200 User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3 (gnu/linux)

Emanuel Berg <address@hidden> writes:

>> As the passage from RFC 3676 says, that should be
>> two dashes and a space, '-- '. Two dashes alone
>> don't do anything in most news/mail agents.
>
> After running some tests, I can confirm that it
> should be two dashes at the beginning of the line,
> then space, then newline, then the signature. (It is
> actually possible to have an empty signature but then
> the marker to indicate the start of the signature
> doesn't make any sense.)
>
> In all other cases, at least with Gnus, it doesn't
> work: e.g., a space before the first dash, or a char
> after the space, or the signature being on the same
> line (i.e., that coincides with the previous fail
> case).

I forgot one test: beginning of line, double dash,
newline (i.e., no space), signature. In Gnus, that
works as well. But, with gnus-posting-styles', if
instructed to add a signature, as in (signature "the
signature"), then it nevertheless uses the correct
'-- '.

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