Bug 256855 - lists.freebsd.org/archives/⋯ long lines are sometimes not wrapped
Summary: lists.freebsd.org/archives/⋯ long lines are sometimes not wrapped
Status: New
Alias: None
Product: Services
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Mailing Lists (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Any Any
: --- Affects Some People
Assignee: postmaster
URL: https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/fr...
Keywords:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2021-06-27 02:58 UTC by Graham Perrin
Modified: 2021-06-27 09:30 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Attachments
Screenshot: the tail of a long line is invisible (93.19 KB, image/png)
2021-06-27 02:58 UTC, Graham Perrin
no flags Details
Message source (5.14 KB, text/plain)
2021-06-27 03:06 UTC, Graham Perrin
no flags Details
Screenshot: with horizontal scroll bar (150.77 KB, image/png)
2021-06-27 03:14 UTC, Graham Perrin
no flags Details

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Description Graham Perrin 2021-06-27 02:58:55 UTC
Created attachment 226070 [details]
Screenshot: the tail of a long line is invisible

At, for example, <https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-gecko/2021-June/000064.html> and the next in the thread …
Comment 1 Graham Perrin 2021-06-27 03:06:19 UTC
Created attachment 226071 [details]
Message source

If it helps: the source of the example (as received by me in Thunderbird).
Comment 2 Graham Perrin 2021-06-27 03:14:06 UTC
Created attachment 226073 [details]
Screenshot: with horizontal scroll bar

The first screenshot was 'full page' by Firefox. 

Here, a truer view of how the e-mail first appeared. 

There's a horizontal scroll bar, which can useful, but not ideal – especially when aiming to speed through a sequence of e-mails.
Comment 3 Philip Paeps freebsd_committer 2021-06-27 08:49:00 UTC
As far as I can tell, the archives format this message exactly as intended.  Eye-parsing the quoted printable gives me the same result, though I admit to being a little fuzzy on all the subtleties.

Did Pipermail treat messages like these differently?
Comment 4 Graham Perrin 2021-06-27 09:30:31 UTC
Thank you, 

(In reply to Philip Paeps from comment #3)

> … Did Pipermail treat messages like these differently?

Honestly, I'm not certain. 

For comparison with <https://lists.freebsd.org/archives/freebsd-gecko/2021-June/000064.html>, here is an example from the same sender (Greg V greg at unrelenting.technology) that does wrap: 

<https://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-current/2021-May/079727.html>