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Re: Width of line

On Sat, Mar 08, 2008 at 10:31:08PM +0000, Andrius wrote:
> Lads,
> would you be able to explain one simply thing. About width of line.
> How many characters should be in the row of typical UNIX (or txt) text file?
> Were made a signature in ASCII in vim, and when it was attached to 
> Thunderbird, some rows was broken and ASCII art together. Were suspect that 
> it has happened because of too many characters in a row, and when some 
> characters were removed, everything starts to look OK.
> How many chars should be in text file please?
> Regards,
> Andrius

Usually less then 80, but <=72 would be a safe bet. BTW, signatures 
should generally not exceed 5 rows (netiquette).

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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