Tek 4014/5 emulation

From: Don Maslin <donm_at_cts.com>
Date: Thu Jun 15 17:15:35 2000

On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, Pete Turnbull wrote:

> > Peter,
> >
> > Sorry for causing any trouble. I only recently joined this group and I
> > wasn't aware of this groups' desire for 80 character line lengths limits.
> Well, the convention is actually for less than 80; there's no set rule but
> commonly-mentioned lengths are between 78 and 72.

> I *HAD* wrap turned on -- that was my point about losing the indentations.
> I could see what you typed in 78-column form, but there would be others on
> this list who wouldn't be able to do that; and when you turn the wrap on,
> the wrapped lines still don't get indented/quoted as God intended.

The problem that I frequently encounter, as a pine user, is that what is
neatly paragraphed when I read it simply runs off the right margin when
I try to reply. Makes a bit of a nuisance when wanting to include the
text for reference purposes. I must then re-paragraph the
beyond the margin part.

                                                 - don

> > Pete Peter Turnbull
> Dept. of Computer Science
> University of York
Received on Thu Jun 15 2000 - 17:15:35 BST

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