Re: CML2 1.3.1, aka "I stick my neck out a mile..."

From: David Woodhouse (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 08:30:46 EST said:
> I don't think I've heard anyone invoke the 4-line rule since about
> 1992, though. I didn't start generating short random quotes into my
> sig until about 1996, well after the "standard" was effectively dead.

RFC 1855 is dated October 1995.

 - If you include a signature keep it short. Rule of thumb
      is no longer than 4 lines. Remember that many people pay for
      connectivity by the minute, and the longer your message is,
      the more they pay.


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