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Re: Can't Keep Kernel Log Messages From Console

On Mon, Jul 28, 2003 at 08:31:39PM -0700, Alan Connor wrote:
> Colin Watson wrote:
> > How have you managed to break mutt to the point where it doesn't
> > understand attachments? I'm awed; mutt is an excellent MIME client.
> > Maybe chapter 5 of the mutt manual would be helpful?
> And pray tell just what are attachments  doing on Usenet?
> The answer is that they aren't, are they? 
> So the question should be: "Since when does *slrn*  deal with attachments?"
> Which doesn't make a lot of sense.
> Kindly direct your sarcasm where it belongs.
> There are enough clues in my posts indicating that I read the newsfeed rather 
> than subscribe to the list directly.

Oh yeah, I genuinely thought that you were using mutt to read posts
(particularly since, oh let me see, *you said you were using mutt*), and
had somehow managed to configure it such that it didn't decode MIME, and
I genuinely tried to help by pointing you at the relevant section of the
manual (even though I couldn't find any option there which would disable
MIME when I looked, but hey, someone else might be able to). There was
no sarcasm in my post, only amazement and curiosity since I'd never
heard of such a mutt configuration before.

I can't be expected to remember the personal mail reading arrangements
of every last person on this mailing list, particularly when it's so
hard to follow threads you're involved in without going back and fixing
up their threading by hand, which I don't always bother with.

If your response to a genuine effort to help is a flame, then I strongly
suggest that you inspect your own manners before impugning those of


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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