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Florent Guillaume wrote:
> On 30 Nov 2005, at 17:04, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> Florent Guillaume wrote:
>>> On 30 Nov 2005, at 13:17, Jim Fulton wrote:
>>>> (Is there some reason for the urls you give to have spaces in them?
>>>> It makes them harder to follow. It appears that this is a mac thing.
>>>> It's rather annoying.)
>>> This is the delsp parameter of rfc3676, which apparently only  Apple 
>>> Mail implements, I've no idea why the other mailers haven't 
>>> followed  suit.
>> Perhaps because it is really annoying?
> Only because Mozilla doesn't implement that RFC :-). Otherwise you'd  be
> able to see perfectly wrapped messages and non-broken URLs.

I don't think RFC 3676 intends to wrap URLs;  it is about signalling
"soft line breaks", which aren't normally found within tokens:

- From http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc3676.html, section 4.2

>    Regardless of which technique is used, a generating agent SHOULD NOT
>    insert a space in an unnatural location, such as into a word (a
>    sequence of printable characters, not containing spaces, in a
>    language/coded character set in which spaces are common).  If faced
>    with such a word which exceeds 78 characters (but less than 998
>    characters, the [SMTP] limit on line length), the agent SHOULD send
>    the word as is and exceed the 78-character limit on line length.

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