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Re: Editing email replies


From: Peter Davis
Subject: Re: Editing email replies
Date: Sat, 31 Aug 2002 23:18:58 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) XEmacs/21.4 (Common Lisp (Windows [1]))

address@hidden (Kai =?iso-8859-15?q?Gro=DFjohann?=) writes:

> Peter Davis <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > Actually, I just tried this with a certain well-known commercial
> > e-mail package whose name starts with "E".  What I got was a single
> > multipart/alternative section, containing a text/plain and a
> > text/html.  However, the reply line I inserted had been inserted into
> > both parts!  That seems even more complicated.
> 
> Wild guess: the E package threw away the text/plain alternative and
> let you edit text/html.  For sending, it took the text/html stuff
> that you edited and sent a text/plain alternative of it.
> 
> You might wish to test it by replying to a message which has aaaaa in
> the text/plain and bbbb in the text/html alternative :-)

Seems likely that that's what it did.  Still, I'd like *some* way to
edit such messages in emacs (with MH or gnus).  I've actually had
people complain to me that when I reply to their messages, all the
formatting that they put in is lost.

Ideas?

-pd


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