It seems much simpler to allow everything to be escaped. In that case,
multiple escaping would be prohibited, so that:
is turned into:
but not then turned into " " (single blank). The problem with this, of
course, is -- how many servers and clients would this break?
Mark Fisher Thomson Consumer Electronics
firstname.lastname@example.org Indianapolis, IN
"Just as you should not underestimate the bandwidth of a station wagon
traveling 65 mph filled with 8mm tapes, you should not overestimate
the bandwidth of FTP by mail."