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Re: "Bug marked as done" messages to-be-MIMEified?

On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 01:46:47PM +0200, Matthias Urlichs wrote:
> I hate "inline" mail forwarding. It loses information, breaks programs
> (inline-quoted mails typically get "From:" replaced by ">From:" at
> some step), and makes things like signature checking needlessly
> complicated.
> debbugs forwards some emails as inline attachments, notably the "bug
> has been marked 'done'" confirmation. I think that's wrong.

Yes, and also it causes nasty problems with character sets. There's at
least one bug filed, and I've been meaning to change it for a while now.

> Unless there's a strong preference to keep things the way they are,
> I'd like to prepare a patch to change that -- so speak up now.

Go ahead.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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