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[gopher] Re: Line length requirements

> A quick check of the relevant RFCs indicates there appears to be no
> requirements for a minimum text line length displayed by a gopher
> client (or that a given length is expected from a gopher server).
> So would it be appropriate to create gopher output optimized, say, for
> viewing on a smartphone device?  

Minimum? No. I use 66 as a de-facto *maximum* because the UMN client
truncates long lines, but I know of no minimum.

I actually toyed with an iPhone gopher client, but indeed display string
length makes it thoroughly impractical in portrait mode.

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