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Re: Samba & IPTables

On Fri, 1 Aug 2003, Sean Middleditch wrote:

> On Fri, 2003-08-01 at 20:52, Robin Green wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 04:39:15PM -0700, Rick Johnson wrote:
> > > >PLEASE WRAP YOUR LINES at less than 80 characters per line.
> > > 
> > > What part of wrap lines doesn't he get? - two replies both unwrapped.
> > 
> > It's 2003. Is this rule in place to deal with clients and archiving s/w
> > that STILL, in 2003, cannot wrap lines in received mails? Or is there
> > some slightly more valid reason?
> a) some clients indeed do _not_ wrap mails, and won't wrap mails,
>    because:
> b) some UNIX systems are limited to ~512 character line limits in
>    text files, including mail, by design; old standard states that's
>    the maximum line length.  (probably for old hardware, but still.)
> c) wrapped emails are usable by everyone, non-wrapped mails aren't,
>    so guess which is more polite to use?
> d) it's 2003.  do we STILL not have mua's that can just auto-wrap
>    lines nicely for us?

And if you're not convinced yet, look at:



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