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bug#31351: 27.0; Cannot send bug report with Outlook if text includes ba

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#31351: 27.0; Cannot send bug report with Outlook if text includes backquoted sexps
Date: Thu, 03 May 2018 21:59:12 +0300

> Date: Thu, 3 May 2018 11:24:39 -0700 (PDT)
> From: Drew Adams <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Anyway, if you've found a fix, that's great.

I'd like to close this bug, but it would be good for you to try the
fixed browse-url.el and see if you can still trigger the problem with
that particular bug report.

> BTW, it wasn't about having an effect on launching Outlook.
> I already had Outlook open.  It was only about not creating
> a new Outlook message with the header filled and the body
> ready to be pasted as the bug-report text.

That's an implementation detail.  From Emacs point of view, it
launches Outlook, passing it the addressee and the subject of the bug.
That the running Outlook intercepts the command and opens a new window
in the same executable is out of Emacs control.

> (I don't want to try testing this, as that will likely create
> a useless bug report.

I don't see why you should worry about that: you can always close the
new Outlook window without clicking "Send".  IOW, if you get an
Outlook window with the bug address and the bug title, and can paste
the body with "Ctrl-v", then the bug is fixed, and you don't need to
send anything anywhere (but if you do want to send, you can edit the

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