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Re: Rant - Emacs mail is not user friendly

From: Kelly Dean
Subject: Re: Rant - Emacs mail is not user friendly
Date: Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:48:25 +0000

Stephen Berman 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?
Yes, thanks, and David Caldwell pointed out that I can just disable 
auto-fill-mode. I remember reading about Emacs's hard-wrap ‟filling” feature a 
couple years ago, but I knew it was a feature I'd never want to use, so I 
ignored it and forgot what it was called.

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