[ntp:questions] PPS only configuration

Rob nomail at example.com
Tue Feb 26 16:48:04 UTC 2013

Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:
> I think that many hardware terminals e.g. VT100 or VT320 do not handle 
> long lines well.
> I can't see any reason why anyone would need to send more than 132 
> characters in one line of text!
> You may have noted that books, magazines and newspapers limit their line 
> lengths.
> There are sound reasons for that!  So PLEASE take your nine hundred 
> character line and break it up!

The advantage of leaving the wrapping to the receiver is that everyone
can define their own line length and wrap the text into that space using
the algorithm they like best.

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