Questions and comments

Marc Andreessen (
Wed, 25 Nov 92 18:32:35 -0800

Date: Wed, 25 Nov 92 18:32:35 -0800
From: (Marc Andreessen)
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To: Thomas A. Fine <>
Subject: Questions and comments
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Thomas A. Fine writes:
> As far as the <PRE> discussion, I'm not sure I understand what the
> problem is with interpreting new lines.  The visual line length
> won't change for having added anchors.

This is true.  As far as I can tell, the only real objection that's
been raised specifically to the increased real line length is that
long lines aren't safe to mail.  This problem can easily be
circumvented by using MIME & metamail (plug plug, although I have
nothing to do with it -- I'm just interested in seeing MIME used in


Marc Andreessen
Software Development Group
National Center for Supercomputing Applications