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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-08-24 11:34:45

"Eric Lemings" <lemings_at_[hidden]> writes:

> boost-bounces_at_[hidden] wrote:
>> "Eric Lemings" <lemings_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> >> Here's an example of a quantity. The distance from
>> >> here->| |<-to here is a quantity with a
>> >
>> > Well there is supposed to be a lot more whitespace between those
>> > vertical bars. Let's try a quantity of horizontal length.
>> Eric,
>> For your own sake, get a new mailer, or at least a new
>> mailreader. Or read Boost through gmane on a decent
>> newsreader. Your posts are showing up just as you intend
>> them, but your mailreader is making you think they're garbled.
> Well that time I was responding the appearance of the message
> in the Boost lists archive (using Firefox):

There's nothing *you* can do if the archive decides to use a
variable-width font. I think I once requested of our mailing list
admins that they use a fixed-width font for message bodies, but I'm
not sure that modification of the archive software was within their

Dave Abrahams
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