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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH] update SubmittingPatches to clarify attachment policy
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

Jon Smirl
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