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Re: doc-view and mailcap

From: Reiner Steib
Subject: Re: doc-view and mailcap
Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2007 19:22:43 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110007 (No Gnus v0.7) Emacs/22.1.50 (gnu/linux)

[ Adding ding.

  Summary: Using the new doc-view mode in Emacs 23 (CVS) to display
  PDF/Postscript/DVI attachments inline in Gnus. ]

On Tue, Dec 04 2007, Tassilo Horn wrote:

> Juri Linkov <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> BTW, did you try using a new function `doc-view-mode-p' in Gnus as
>>>> we discussed earlier?
>>> Not yet.  Feel free to add.
>> To be able to display an attached pdf file inline in the Article
>> buffer, you need to add a new application/pdf handler to
>> `mm-inline-media-tests'.
> I don't think inlining the pdf in the article buffer is a good idea.  We
> would have to fight with navigation and other stuff that makes me feel
> it's not worth the trouble.  Why not open a new doc-view buffer instead?

PDF, PostScript and DVI files are usually A4 (or letter) paper sized
documents.  Displaying them in the article buffer doesn't seem useful
to me.  My personal preference would be a new Emacs frame.

BTW, I have committed the reduction of dependencies in mailcap.el and
gnus-dired.el in Gnus.

Bye, Reiner.
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