> At 10:47 97/10/02, Phillip Helbig wrote:
> One way to get around this is to switch to an emailer that can handle
> MIME; it will break lines longer than 76 characters, and pick them together
> again, transparently to the user.
As long as the sender has not relied on visual formatting:)
> And old FORTRAN programmers could switch
> to something more modern... :-)
Well, I actually write Fortran95 now, which allows longer lines, but
normally don't use them, since 70 or so (see Lamport's comments on this
subject!!!) is about the maximum to allow easy reading.
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