Bug/Issue: References header doesn't wrap in emacs package

David Bremner david at tethera.net
Thu Jan 26 16:32:37 PST 2017

Sanjoy Mahajan <sanjoy at olin.edu> writes:

> On 2016-06-07 06:28, David Bremner <david at tethera.net> wrote:
>> Sanjoy Mahajan <sanjoy at olin.edu> writes:
>>> I'm not sure whether fixing it in emacs is right.  The command 'notmuch
>>> reply' is itself (with the sexp or json formats) generating the too-long
>>> References: header.  Shouldn't it generate an RFC-compliant message?
>>> Or should the json/sexp formats remain agnostic about line length,
>>> because wrapping doesn't make sense with key/value pairs?  In that case,
>>> I agree that message-mode should fix any long lines.
>> For me the main issue is that the references header is editable by the
>> user before sending. So some input sanitization is needed at the sending
>> stage.
> Further supporting that argument, the user could also include a
> 1000-character line in the message body, which would require sanitizing
> at the sending stage.
> -Sanjoy

Headers are now folded in emacs master, apparently


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