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SubjectRe: Query: Patches break with Microsoft exchange server.
On 8/11/2010 3:41 PM, Valeo de Vries wrote:
> On 11 August 2010 08:01, viresh kumar <viresh.kumar@st.com> wrote:
>> > On 8/11/2010 3:34 AM, Felipe Contreras wrote:
>>> >> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 9:07 AM, viresh kumar <viresh.kumar@st.com> wrote:
>>>>> >>> > Mail server in ST has recently changed and now we have Microsoft
>>>>> >>> > exchange server. We are using thunderbird as mail client.
>>>>> >>> > What we observed with this server is that patch are broken now while
>>>>> >>> > sending as well as receiving. Tabs are replaced by spaces and may
>>>>> >>> > be some other too which we haven't observed.
>>>>> >>> >
>>>>> >>> > Has anybody found a solution to this kind of issues? Are there any
>>>>> >>> > workarounds possible?
>>> >> Same in Nokia. I wrote a script to fix exchange's crap, but I also
>>> >> noticed some quoted-printable mails didn't get converted, so the
>>> >> easiest would be to tell git to always send quoted-printable.
>>> >>
>> >
>> > Hi Guys
>> >
>> > The situation has changed now.
>> > We are informed that SP2 is already in place in ST and mail client is not
>> > doing any tampering.
>> >
>> > When i send a mail using git send-email then it receives fine on
>> > outlook but on thunderbird, tabs are converted to spaces.
>> >
>> > This doesn't happen with every patch on thunderbird, but only a few.
>> > And observation is that it happens only with big patches.
>> > (more than 500 lines)
>> >
>> > Any idea, how to solve issue now on thunderbird??
> You might be in luck:
>
> * Choose View – Toolbars to ensure that the formatting toolbar is visible,
> then at the left of the formatting toolbar change Body Text to Preformat.
> (lifted straight from Google)

I couldn't find preformat. Is this same as plain text? If so i have tried it.
I am not facing problem while writing mails from thunderbird but while receiving
patches on thunderbird.

PS: The problem stated in google is while writing mails.

viresh.
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