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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] update SubmittingPatches to clarify attachment policy
On Wed, 4 May 2005, Jan-Benedict Glaw wrote:

> On Wed, 2005-05-04 13:10:35 -0400, Jon Smirl <> wrote:
>> On 5/4/05, Dave Hansen <> wrote:
>>> I think the general opinion of posting patches as attachments
>>> has changed over the last few years. Mailers have been getting
>>> a lot better at handling them, even quoting non-message-body
>>> plain/text attachments in replies.
>> There is also the problem of things like gmail/yahoo where you can't
>> control the word wrapping. The only way to submit patches from those
>> services is as an plain text attachment. If you try to submit then
>> in-line and they wrap wrong you will collect a lot of hate mail from
>> Andrew.
> Well, why should someone use a broken mail service at all?
> MfG, JBG

Because the net Nazis make often make it the only way to send/receive
mail in a domain. There is nothing coming or going here that doesn't
go through a M$ mail-killer that even saves every thread of evidence.

For instance, there is no signature on this file. I'll bet that
by the time you read it, there is one.
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