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I post in plain text because the listserv doesn't accept RTF or HTML and RTF
and HTML produce unpredictable results for some email clients. I've seen
paragraphs get jammed together and I don't like reading that and I don't
like seeing that happen to my messages. I've also started to see that I
prefer to read paragraphs that are 3-5 sentences long, so I try to compose
paragraphs that follow that convention. With plain text messages, I can
control my paragraphing, although line breaks sometimes get a little jacked
> -----Original Message-----
> From: techwr-l-bounces+lauren=writeco -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+lauren=writeco -dot- net -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> ] On Behalf Of McLauchlan, Kevin
> Sent: Monday, March 31, 2008 10:35 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Hurdles
> I think that Wanda must be suffering the same thing that I am, with
> respect to e-mail formatting.
> When I send to real people (people at my company, as well as
> my wife, my
> other e-mail accounts, friends, etc.) the message seems to reach them
> properly formatted.
> When I send to this list, the space between paragraphs gets
> removed, so
> I have to hit [Enter] at least twice at the end of each paragraph. It
> didn't used to be that way. Started this year, I think.
> There's an Outlook setting for that sort of thing, and I've tried it
> both ways (checked and unchecked) with no discernible difference in
> outcome. I can only suppose that there's something fishy on
> our company
> mail server settings, or something that the Techwr-l list server is
> This message (my part) should be a total of five grandly separated
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From:
> techwr-l-bounces+kevin -dot- mclauchlan=safenet-inc -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> [mailto:techwr-l-bounces+kevin -dot- mclauchlan=safenet-inc -dot- com -at- list
> > l.com] On Behalf Of wanda
> > Sent: Sunday, March 30, 2008 18:01
> > To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> > Subject: Re: Hurdles
> > I wish I had the time to do that... but that's the way the cookie
> > Bonnie Granat wrote:
> > > Wanda,
> > >
> > > Please post your message reformatted with paragraphs (white space)
> > > probably people will respond. I cannot bear to read it as it is
> > (more
> > > than about 20 lines).
> > >
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