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SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] doc: about email clients for Linux kernel patches
Jeff Garzik wrote:
> Chris Friesen wrote:
>> Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>
>>> +Thunderbird (GUI)
>>> +
>>> +By default, thunderbird likes to mangle text, but there are ways to
>>> +coerce it into being nice.
>>
>> Can someone describe the problems with just attaching the patch in
>> Thunderbird? It's what Martin says he does on the linked document...
>
> Email clients don't like to quote attachments, even text/plain ones,
> which then makes attached patches much more difficult to review and
> comment on (i.e. you greatly reduce the number of reviewers).

Interestingly, Thunderbird does this right and simply
adds text/plain attachments to the quoted text.

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