On 2018-03-07 13:37, Scott Kostyshak wrote:
>> I've noticed that the handling of text/plain by popular GUI MUAs
>> has gotten so bad in past few years, that I'm now reluctant to
>> send mail in that format.
> What are the most common mistakes?
The biggest I've seen is using proportional fonts to display content
intended to be in a monospace font. Part of this may also entail
combining/compacting white-space which is particularly horrid if
emailing Python snippets.
A runner-up: sometimes certain MUAs (coughOutlookcough) will
preemptively wrap content according to some algorithm I've not yet
sussed out. Last I checked, it did offer a small "show original
unwrapped text" but it really mangles some of the text/plain I've