Wrapping long lines (Was Re: FAQ update suggestion for "I'm having basic problems with find. Why?")

William Blunn bill--cygwin@tao-group.com
Fri Jul 9 11:48:00 GMT 2004

> Yeah it appears in ... [RFC1855] as "Be conservative in what you send 
> and liberal in what you receive.", just a few paragraphs above where 
> it recommends:
> "Limit line length to fewer than 65 characters and end a line with a 
> carriage return."

Limiting line length to fewer than 65 characters is about being
"conservative in what you send".

My contention is about mail archivers being "liberal in what you [they]

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