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Re: [ietf-822] "--" first in lines to indicate start of signature

2016-01-04 07:40:11

On 3 jan 2016, at 00.05, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:

What other uses of "--" on a line by itself are there?  The only thing I can 
think of is ASCII art.

I have used "--" to separate sections in a longer plain text document. I have 
learned to not use it in that way in mail messages, and use "==" instead of 
"--". But it is a simple mistake to make if you are not aware of its special 
meaning in mail messages. Which probably many mail users are, everyone is not 
an expert on mail protocols, as we who subscribe to this mailinglist are.

Professor emeritus Jacob Palme <jpalme(_at_)dsv(_dot_)su(_dot_)se> (Stockholm 
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