[Mailman-Users] How2_Archive Text Wrap

Mark Sapiro msapiro at value.net
Tue Oct 19 19:55:40 CEST 2004

fpoole-dive wrote:

>How2_Archive Text Wrap
>Members are whining that they have to "Scroll" over to read message lines in
>the Archive message.
>They'll click on a message, it will pop up in their browser but they have to
>scroll across the page as the text isn't wrapping.

The archiver puts a <PRE>, </PRE> tag pair around the text from the
original post. If the Original Poster's MUA (mail client) doesn't wrap
it, there's not much you can do.

Explain to the list members that they're doing this to themselves and
they should set their mail clients to wrap outgoing text at some
reasonable width like 72 characters. Even Micro$oft clients can do

Mark Sapiro <msapiro at value.net>       The highway is for gamblers,
San Francisco Bay Area, California    better use your sense - B. Dylan

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