[svlug] Email length

Deirdre Saoirse deirdre at deirdre.net
Mon May 15 17:50:00 PDT 2000


On Mon, 15 May 2000, Emmanuel-Robert Mayssat wrote:

> > The RFC doesn't even state SHOULD, but it doesn't really matter anyway since
> > MUAs that  don't cut lines  will go beyond  997 chars. In other  words, that
> > paragraph is too vague and really doesn't belong in an RFC
> 
> I agree. 
> The problem is that for the implementation you have to read between the lines. 

A well-written RFC should require NO reading between the lines. Period.

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