[extropy-chat] PJ's quotes and email clients

Lee Corbin lcorbin at rawbw.com
Tue Mar 13 02:46:59 UTC 2007

BillK writes

>> Actually, what I see is worse than that, because although the quoted
>> lines do wrap, they run all the way across the screen first, so the
>> screen is wall-to-wall wordage.
>> Must be a Eudora weakness. Curses.
> If it's any comfort, pj's article quoting formatting is lost in the
> exi-chat archives also.
> See:
> <http://lists.extropy.org/pipermail/extropy-chat/2007-March/033347.html>
> So there is some funny stuff going on when she does 'copy and paste'
> to insert an article into her email. Gmail can handle it OK. But
> obviously the mail archive software and Eudora can't.

Carumba!   This has risen to a REAL PROBLEM.  What is really going
on???    What is it about some quotations that the archive software and
Eudora can't handle?

If we cannot solve it, should one insert extra lines in quoted material?
We have to do something.


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