Whats the answer to the question 'how did you do the pretty indent with a line
or two or three according to the sequence of the snipped being quoted?
that q started this thread off, and I have not seen the answer (sorry
if I missed it)
> I used Eudora for many years, and I don't recall having a problem
> getting it to wrap message body text.
> How did you do it?
> All of us have a lot of email traffic to attend to, and to set one's
> general preferences to plaintext-only would be suicide in the current
> world of general email.
> I don't understand this. Just because someone sends you HTML messages
> does not require you to reply in kind.
> Of course not, but I often (very often) wish to use html in email. I
> routinely embed images in email, for example.
> The real problem is that either the defaults in MUAs such as Eudora and
> Outlook are extremely poorly chosen, or people deliberately configure
> them to produce heinous messages. If most people had even a little
> sense of what constitutes good typographic design, everything would be
> fine, but well chosen sizes, layouts and colors are the exception, not
> the rule. The messages on this list are not an exception, either.
> But to go from this to banning html altogether is like saying that because
> there are bad drivers, cars should be illegal.
> But let us not start an email-format flame war. After Peter's last message
> I'm trying out Thunderbird, maybe I'll be able to get used to it. However,
> AFAIKS, it has no provision for making the composing format sensitive to the
> particular message. If anyone can explain to me how to do it (off-list), I'd
> be grateful.
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Paola Di Maio
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