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Re: Boulder Pledge

On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 04:14, Dan Elphick wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 11:40, Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> > So I see, but then I wonder: _why_ should lines be no longer than 78
> > characters? Is this the same reason, or some issue that still applies?
> It's easier to read text when it's wrapped at 78 characters in my
> opinion. Evolution will just wrap your text at the edge of the window
> which in my case is a lot bigger.

Same thing goes for most GUI mailers.

> It also looks really bad when someone
> replies and quotes your text as only one '>' is inserted.

Excellent point. I suppose mail readers should insert extra '>' whenever
quotations are wrapped, but this can't really be done consistently or


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