On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 02:52:39PM +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote:
> On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 02:32:09PM +0100, Jonathan Peterson wrote:
> > 
> > >Much as I'd love it if everyone was to be able to post to the list from their 
>favourite Unix mail client all the time, 
> > ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > 
> > Oxymoron, surely?
> Not in the slightest.  Now if you'd said "favourite gui mail client",
> you might be correct.

No, I think that's still not a contradiction.  "good gui mail client"
probably is, however.

> > Indeed. And some of us use display technology that doesn't have an
> > overwhelming urge to be backward compatible with 1972, and can
> > therefore do cool futuristic stuff like handle more than 72 columns.
> However, the cool futuristic stuff like CORRECT BLOODY WORK WRAPPING is
> completely beyond it, despite the fact it's been implemented correctly
> countless times before over the past 30 years or so.

You should use Damian's Text::AutoFormat.  I just used it to reformat
the bit above beginning with "Indeed".  Lovely thing.

David H. Adler - <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> - http://www.panix.com/~dha/
philosophy department 
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