A quick c.l.p netiquette question
pcorbett at chiark.greenend.org.uk
Thu Sep 29 12:14:23 CEST 2005
skip at pobox.com writes:
> Peter> About how short should a program be to be postable to this
> Peter> newsgroup - in other words, at what length should you stick it on
> Peter> a web page and post a link?
> 158 lines is probably not a killer. However, consider what misbehaving news
> and mail readers are likely to do to the indentation of your script before
> embedding it in a message. The net being the somewhat less safe place than
> it used to be, many people may be hesitant to open attachments either. It
> might well be safer to simply toss it on a personal website and provide a
Good advice, but in this case indentation isn't as important as
usual. Still, I like to keep a little formatting for readability.
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