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    SubjectRe: [PATCH/RFC] doc: about email clients for Linux kernel patches
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    On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 15:16 -0400, Rik van Riel wrote:
    > 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.
    >

    Devolution allows the same, but most other mailers dont. Esp the text
    based onces which are the majority under the people you want reviews
    from.

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