[svlug] Email length
Derek J. Balling
dredd at megacity.org
Mon May 15 12:33:54 PDT 2000
At 09:44 AM 5/15/00 -0700, Emmanuel-Robert Mayssat wrote:
>A better way to enforce 76 char/line would be to configure the MTA
>( mail server ) to do the job.
No. An MTA must _NEVER_ dick with the contents of the message. The MTA does
not know what standard is necessary for the content contained within, nor
SHOULD it care. It is a TRANSPORT agent, just as the acronym states. It has
nothing to do with CONTENT whatsoever.
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