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Re: Using KNode 0.7.2, Wondering What Else is Out There

__/ [ Blinky the Shark ] on Sunday 02 April 2006 21:12 \__

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> __/ [ Whiskers ] on Sunday 02 April 2006 13:32 \__
>>> On 2006-04-02, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> snip
>>>> The  only  wishlist item that I have at the moment is the ability to
>>>> feed message  body to a script and then pipe the output to the message
>>>> body.  I currently  do this via an external editor and I rely on
>>>> keyboard accelera- tors (xbindkeys) to save some keystrokes. This
>>>> particular script is a sort of  a filter that justified and hyphenates
>>>> messages using Perl, which  re- lies  on a TeX component. If only I
>>>> could automate this, I'd have the mes- sages re-written more
>>>> frequently.
>>> I can only speak for myself, of course, but ... please don't do that
>>> :((
>>> It's hard to read - and the mind boggles at what other programs would
>>> make of it if they try to re-wrap quoted text in responses.
>>> (And of course the 'justification' only works for people who see your
>>> text displayed in a 'fixed width font').
>> These are some of the many reasons why I abstain from doing this
>> frequently. Some readers find it difficult to cope with; both human
>> readers and newsreaders. I suppose I could at least go for hyphenation opt
>> out. The lines are wide anough either way.
> I hate the idea of hyphenation, as well.  That's not the way it was
> written; that's post-editing.  Just let it wrap at white spaces.
> This is usenet, not a page in a magazine.

Hyphenation disabled.


perl ~/Main/Programs/paradj/paradj.pl --width=74 -h -n -b ~/in > ~/out
kedit ~/out


perl ~/Main/Programs/paradj/paradj.pl --width=74 -n -b ~/in > ~/out
kedit ~/out

Thanks for the tip guys!


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