Subject: Re: OT: Carriage return inserts in MS Exchange email -- fix?
From: "Karsten M. Self" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2005 18:21:58 -0700
Thu, 21 Jul 2005 18:21:58 -0700
on Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 01:41:30AM +0200, A. Pagaltzis ( wrote:
> * Karsten M. Self <> [2005-07-21 01:10]:
> > As some of you may see in the text below, Kelly's mail messages
> > are appearing here with spurious carriage return (hex 0x0D)
> > added to line feeds.
> I???ve had the same problem for a while.

Yes, and interesting quotes you've got.... 
> > He's running MS Outlook, sent through MS Exchange, format is
> > quoted-printable. Other mail with similar characteristics
> > doesn't have this issue, including several on this list.
> > 
> > Does anyone know what's happening and/or how this can be fixed?
> > It's somewhat annoying.
> Add ???;format=flowed??? to the Content-Type and watch the CRs
> disappear from view. At least in mutt. I???m not sure this is the
> right fix, to be honest; but it???s the only thing which managed to
> excise those pesky CRs. (See <>
> as well as RFC2646.)

I'll look at that.

> Took me a while to debug this, let me tell ya. I had taken to
> filtering Kelly???s messages through a ???s/=OD//g???.

Been applying that manually.
> Another annoyance is that he is one of the few frequent posters
> on the list who uses a MUA that does not supply threading headers
> (In-Reply-To, References).

Yep.  I'm rethreading his mails, also manually.

Apparently webmail's out of the question, though I suspect gmail might
fix much of this brain-deadedness.


Karsten M. Self <>
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