On 3 May 1998, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> RBAK> This is key: many, many people do not know that the RFC's say that a
> RBAK> signature delimiter is EXACTLY dash-dash-space-newline.
> Actually I can't even find an RFC reference to this, unless you count the
> new draft Usenet standard. It's more of a de-facto standard, but even then
> it's pretty well entrenched.
I thought I knew of one; I'll hunt again.
> But the point is that we have to try to be lenient without being absurdly
Right. But the news and mail clients themselves should be set up to
supply the standard delimiter, as opposed (as it is today in many cases)
to requiring the user to set it up.
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