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SubjectRe: Why not "attach" patches?
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On January 15, 2002 08:28 pm, Alan Cox wrote:
> > all tools will see as a normal body), I simply WILL NOT apply it unless
> > I have strong reason to. I usually wont even bother looking at it,
> > unless I expected something special from the sender.
> >
> > Really. Don't send patches as attachments.
>
> 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
> [...]

Kmail's patch-mangling problems seem to be all gone in kmail 2.2+. The only
thing to be careful about is that word wrap should be off. Since I forgot to
turn it off a couple of times I now leave it permanently off and turn it on
for individual mails as needed.

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Daniel
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