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Re: OE, newsgroups, and wrap

From: Frank Ellermann <nobody@xyzzy.claranet.de>
Date: Mon, 10 Mar 2008 09:25:03 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-ID: <fr2r48$2il$1@ger.gmane.org>

>From the validator.w3.org list:

> Jukka K. Korpela wrote:
>> Frank Ellerman wrote in his reply (which I cannot reply to,
>> since for some odd reason, my OE treats it as if it were a
>> nrwsgroup posting!)
> In fact I read almost all lists including this on GMaNe, where
> it is a newsgroup (GMaNe = Gateway Mail News).  I guess GMaNe
> sends it out with a Newsgroups: header field.  Unfortunately
> different MUAs have different ideas what this means in email,
> outside of NetNews.  I'll ask on gmane.discuss what the idea
> of its Newsgroups: gmane.org.w3c.validator header field is.

> The IETF USEFOR WG discussed to define it, e.g., meaning "also
> posted in Newsgroups: X".  If you know the USEFOR WG it won't
> surprise you that there was no consensus what it really means
> in email after about ten years of discussions. <sigh />
[...discussion about wrap="physical" in HTML text areas removed]

Simple question, is GMaNe supposed to have a Newsgroups: header
field in mails sent to the "moderators", i.e. to the lists ?

Received on Monday, 10 March 2008 08:22:51 UTC

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