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    SubjectRe: Why not "attach" patches?

    On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Nicolas Pitre wrote:

    > On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Alan Cox wrote:
    > > BTW: If you are sending me anything DO use attachments. Especially if you
    > > use any of the following, which seem to have some versions that mangle
    > > inline diffs
    > >
    > > Lotus Notes
    > > Pine
    > > Kmail
    > > Mozilla
    > > Netscape
    > > MS Outlook
    > Pine always worked fine when patches are imported with ^R.

    It doesn't at all. It silently removes extra white space at the end of
    lines. It's been a "feature" since about 4.30 or so.

    Does anyone recall exactly which version this changed in? Or, have any of
    the vendors reversed this wart?


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