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Re: [wwwdocs] Add tips for e-mail client configuration contribute.html

Joseph S. Myers wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jun 2004, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
>>On Fri, 25 Jun 2004, Bernardo Innocenti wrote:
>>>this patch adds a new paragraph describing some configuration
>>>tweaks required for some e-mail clients to send good patches.
>>I'm really a bit hesitant about adding this kind of documentation to our
>>(already lenghty) documentation, but given that mailers really seem to be
>>a repeated cause of problems.
> As how to get mailers not to mangle patches isn't GCC-specific, maybe the
> right long-term fix (other than getting every mailer fixed to work
> properly in this regard by default) involves external non-GCC-specific
> documentation of this issue?  (For example,
> <>
> is a general guide to good practice in sending patches, but it isn't
> really a suitable place for this sort of detail either; maybe a separate
> page such as those that exist telling people how to get Outlook Express to
> follow traditional standards?)

How about putting this documentation in a separate page (muas.html) and
link it from contribute.html?

After all, I expect it to grow with tips for MS Outlook, Evolution,
Eudora and many other e-mail clients not specifically made for
use by developers.

  // Bernardo Innocenti - Develer S.r.l., R&D dept.

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