Re: Line wrapping and message retrieval in Icedove.
On 06/04/12 03:03, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I was just complaining
> about HTML which runs on for hundreds of characters without
> a line break.
Only two possible causes (both have an idiot driving) -
preformatting and tables. Otherwise it would wrap to suit the window of
the viewers choice. A common offender is those obnoxious email "themes"
with a hard screen width set that the idiot driving thinks looks pretty
on their widescreen. Often accompanied by such digital nasties as
animated emoticons and blinking text.(Outhouse and Incredidumb)
I dislike those emails only slightly less than the fascism of pdfs and
powerpoints. At least some of the bad HTML (pre tags) I can fix with
> I don't put HTML into a message except an
> attachment for a legitimate purpose.
There can be reasons to use HTML in the main body. There can also be
reasons to reply to HTML email with another HTML email consisting solely
of a single bitmap screen-scrape from a wide-screen text document (or an
> Currently I can send a message using mutt or iceweasel or
> ETH Native Oberon or a Web based interface to the server.
> FWIIW almost all of my messages are sent with ETHNO. Just
> my eccentric tastes.
Glad to hear it's working for you now. Organised is eccentric now? (sigh)
> Thanks for the help, ... Peter E.
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