Re: Boulder Pledge
Alexander Hvostov wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-01-23 at 02:38, Russell Matbouli wrote:
>>On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 09:06:04PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
>>>Of course it wraps. But there's good reasons for 20 years of netiquette.
>>>Why don't we start top-posting while we're at it?
>>There's an RFC that says a line should be no longer than 78 characters
>>long, if you want another reason :)
> 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?
There are also still MTAs around that dont't handle longer lines
(probably not in this list's demography, though... ;-)