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SubjectRe: recommended mail clients
On Mon, 26 Dec 2005 20:28:40 +0200 Jaco Kroon wrote:

> Lee Revell wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-12-26 at 12:09 -0600, Jason Munro wrote:
> >
> >>On 11:54:00 am 26 Dec 2005 Lee Revell <> wrote:
> >>
> >><snip>
> >>
> >>>> Dare I say it, KMail has also been doing the Right Thing for a
> >>>> long time. It will only line wrap things that you insert by
> >>>> typing; pastes are left untouched.

sylpheed also DTRT. (
It's a simple, clean email client.

> I've looked at a few clients and it seems I'm stuck with mozilla for at
> least a while. Whilst probably the buggiest client there is it does
> look like it's the best suited for what I want. I might switch to
> FireFox (which iirc does have an "insert file" feature - which might
> also solve this problem).

Firefox has an email interface??

> For the moment though I'm quickly hacking together a bash script that
> wraps the sendmail binary that can be used specifically for submitting
> patches (the intent is to perform certain checks for Signed-of-by lines,
> correct [PATCH] subject and so forth). If anybody else is interrested
> I'd be more than happy to share (albeit I suspect the usefullness will
> be seriously limited).

Greg KH and Paul Jackson have both written scripts for this.
And there may be one in the quilt package.

Paul's (python) is at
I don't recall where Greg's is (perl).

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