[Mailman-Users] Re: Wrapping long lines in Mailman

Will Yardley william+mm at hq.newdream.net
Tue Nov 11 19:59:32 CET 2003

On Tue, Nov 11, 2003 at 10:03:29AM -0800, Will Froning wrote:

> I have Mailman 2.1.1 w/ htDig running on FreeBSD 4.8.  I have a
> particular user (read CIO) that never uses the Enter key when composing
> messages.  So besides making the archive just plain ugly with these
> infinitely long lines, his messages are interrupted halfway through with
> an exclamation point and a carriage return (from Mailman).

I suppose getting him to configure his MUA to wrap lines is out of the
> I've seen some people's solutions in the archives using fmt and piping
> to mailmain, but that does work in FreeBSD (seems Solaris's fmt is
> better).

Hrm... you could use par or another similar tool to reformat the


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