Thomas Sachau schrieb:
> Duncan schrieb:
>> Thomas Sachau posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2012 12:31:40 +0200 as excerpted:
>>> Since i am not that sure about my ability to write formal specs, i am
>>> presenting my first draft for further review and suggestions for
>> Just a format suggestion. Call it nitpicky if you want, and yes, my
>> client isn't perfect, but I'm sure people with a bit of experience
>> writing such specs will tell you I'm not alone...
>> Several of your points ended up as very long single lines. My client can
>> wrap, but that wraps the points as well (so for example 2.1 starts in the
>> middle of a line). So I was left with the choice to either massively
>> horizontally scroll, or of trying to figure out where one point ended and
>> another began, since wrapping it... /wrapped/ it, so points appeared in
>> the middle of a line.
>> * If you use long lines, leave a vertical space (blank line) between
>> points so when a client wraps them, they wrap as individual paragraphs.
>> * Alternatively, wrap at something sensible. (The traditional wrap for
>> posting is 72 chars or so, 80 minus a few to allow a few levels of
>> quoting without rewrap. I wouldn't complain at 90, but if you're going
>> to bother, you might as well go the standard route and avoid further
>> Long lines as paragraphs would probably be easier especially early in the
>> process when you're modifying a lot, but you still risk (even more)
>> limited clients having issues with it. YMMV.
> I suggest you look for a better client to handle the line wrapping
> better. ;-) In the meantime, the same file attached with wrapped lines.
Since there is again no response at all, it seems like everyone is ok
with this, so i will propose to add this to the next council agenda for
Gentoo Linux Developer