[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#11359: 24.1.50; Difficulty using report-emacs-bug with mew

From: Glenn Morris
Subject: bug#11359: 24.1.50; Difficulty using report-emacs-bug with mew
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:18:57 -0400
User-agent: Gnus (www.gnus.org), GNU Emacs (www.gnu.org/software/emacs/)

Harald Hanche-Olsen wrote:

> Ah. I see. But then define-mail-user-agent seems incomplete. At the
> very least, maybe the docstring for define-mail-user-agent should
> mention send-mail-function? 

I don't think so. A mail user agent is a separate thing from a mail
transport agent. Also, define-mail-user-agent is not something a user
should call. The mail package should do it. So if Mew does not do that
for you, I'd say that is a Mew bug.

> In fact, send-mail-function is mentioned only in 35.4.1 (Mail
> Sending),

Seems like the right place for it (there is a link there from the very
top of the section about sending mail).

> which is a subsection of Mail Mode.

I don't see that (there is no "Mail Mode" section in the current manual).

Anyway, the whole point is that you don't really need to know about this
variable beforehand. Emacs will interactively prompt you to set it.

> When I saw this, I figured (wrongly, as it turned out) "default email
> client" referred to an email client external to emacs.

It does refer to that.

> The first alternative did in fact work. Oddly enough, it set
> send-mail-function to mailclient-send-it, and the message did in fact
> get sent, even though the file containing the definition of
> mailclient-send-it did not even get loaded.)

That doesn't seem right, and I have no idea how that could happen.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]