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From: Stroller <stroller@××××××××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-user] Possibly OT: word-wrapping on
Date: Thu, 26 Jun 2008 19:37:09
1 Hi there,
3 Sorry if this is a dumb-ass question, but am I the only person who
4 has problems with the word-wrapping on
6 For instance, comments 5 - 10 of <
7 id=84011> are impossible to read for me, because the text overflows
8 off the right of the page and if I want to read it I have to scroll a
9 horizontal scrollbar at the bottom of the page. I have to scroll all
10 the way right for each line, then all the way left to read the next
11 one. This is frustrating to a degree that it makes the information on
12 the page near-useless.
14 I have to admit that I'm using a Mac as my desktop computer, but I
15 have tried this in Firefox as well as Safari and get the same thing.
16 Do you also see this using the browsers available on your Linux
17 desktops?
19 I think it's always been this way, but in the past I have never
20 needed to read a bug with so much information misformatted this way.
21 Presumably there are workarounds available, can someone let me in on
22 the secret? I had this idea that this was a common problem, but of
23 course google for "word wrapping" returns word
24 wrapping bugs with nano & kmail which happen to be filed on the site.
26 A bit more Googling finds:
27 Server-Side Comment Wrapping
28 ----------------------------
30 In older Bugzillas, comments were wrapped to 80 characters by the
31 user's web browser, and then stored in the database that way. This
32 caused
33 problems because some browsers did not wrap comments properly.
35 Now, Bugzilla stores comments unwrapped and wraps them at display
36 time, so
37 all new comments should be properly wrapped. Also, when you
38 upgrade, Bugzilla
39 will look for old "mis-wrapped" comments and attempt to wrap them
40 properly.
41 <>
43 But this does not seem effective against older comments in this
44 particular bug report. <>
45 Do I simply have to live with it?
47 Stroller.
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Re: [gentoo-user] Possibly OT: word-wrapping on Kenneth Prugh <ken69267@×××××.com>