[PATCH] Re: offlineimap.conf: Adding a sixth password option

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Tue Apr 19 17:55:29 BST 2011

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On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 08:37:52PM -0500, Rob Browning wrote:
> I'm curious, can other mail agents just not show the attachment easily?

Well, "show" is not the problem. The problem comes with the "review"
task including "apply", "comment" and all the odd things people can do
with patches.

On top of that, there are encoding issues where a LOT of MUA are very
bad at.

> At least in Gnus, I hit '2 K v' (to view the second part), and it
> expands in-line, as part of the message buffer.  Then I can read, reply,
> etc. to it without any trouble.

Yes, I think some good MUA just handle attachments nicely. I use mutt
myself which is not that bad in general but still not quiet good to play
with attachments.

> (Though I agree it's a little more convenient if I don't have to hit
>  anything...)

Thing is that we can't ask people to install the best MUA on earth (we
still would have to find it, anyway). So, we must assume attachments
aren't a good way to submit materials.

Nicolas Sebrecht

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