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[ba-ohs-talk] Message formatting wrap to 70 characters

Chris,    (01)

Made the change to 70 columns.  Will be interesting to see what
problems this causes under the binary rule of nature.    (02)

Rod    (03)

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cdent@burningchrome.com wrote:
> Rod, can you please adjust your mailer so that it word wraps around 70
> columns or so? Your messages are exceptionally information dense and
> being able to read them with as little chaos on the view would be
> helpful.
> I'm posting this to the list in general because Rod's not the only
> offender.
> In addition to making reading easier it also makes quoting more
> effective.
> Thank you.
> On Thu, 28 Feb 2002, Rod Welch wrote:
> > Early in the game the interface for literacy was pretty difficult.  You had to
> > make tablets out of wood or clay, and you had to create chisels, sharpen a stick
> > to make marks in the sand, or whip up something-or-other to write with, plus
> > there was the hassle of learning how to spell cat, scratch, ball, fetch,
> > foolish, lazy, etc.  You had to learn punctuation and lots of stuff.  Since busy
> > people didn't have time to learn and perform all of these interface issue, there
> > was a special role called a scribe, and probably a lot of other things less high
> > sounding.  But, the point is that a revolutionary new way of working comes in
> > stages.
> --
> Chris Dent  <cdent@burningchrome.com>  http://www.burningchrome.com/~cdent/    (05)