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Re: Rant - Emacs mail is not user friendly

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: Rant - Emacs mail is not user friendly
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 23:52:15 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sun, 16 Nov 2014 12:18:41 +0000 "Kelly Dean" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Last problem that I do care about is that Emacs keeps inserting line
> breaks after 72 characters, so I have to switch out of message-mode or
> copy/paste from another buffer to make it stop doing that because I
> can't find the setting to turn it off. Why is it turned on by default?
> Modern email readers do have word-wrap, after all. Even Emacs.

Does customizing message-fill-column do what you want?  (If you have a
message-mode buffer when you change the value, it seems you have to kill
the buffer and open it afresh to get the effect.)

Steve Berman

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