Victor Sudakov vas at
Thu Dec 20 01:57:33 UTC 2018

Will Yardley wrote:
> > Only tangentially relevant, I spent a while trying to get
> > format=flowed to work effectively a year or so ago and couldn't easily
> > do so (perhaps I was testing against Gmail, I don't recall), and ended
> > up just converting to sending messages with no line-breaks at all
> > within each paragraph.
> Yes.
> I honestly think that without better editor integration, and / or some
> way of validating that the content is actually formatted properly (or
> post-editing formatting within Mutt), that it's not a good idea for Mutt
> to support flowed text. Even when people are using the right options in
> vim and doing everything else right, it seems very fragile and prone to
> generating invalid flowed emails.

After some experimenting, I think I agree with you, and I'm unsetting
$text_flowed and the relevant options in ~/.vim/ftplugin/mail.vim for

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet

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