Down with tinyurl! (was Re: importing excel data into a python matrix?)

Lawrence D'Oliveiro ldo at geek-central.gen.new_zealand
Mon Sep 20 11:33:47 CEST 2010


In message <mailman.897.1284944085.29448.python-list at python.org>, Philip 
Semanchuk wrote:

> Some email systems still insert hard line breaks around the 72 or 80
> column mark and as a result long  URLs get broken.

That’s why content transfer encodings (quoted-printable, base64) are a 
standard part of MIME.



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