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Re: Changing quoting headers?

From: Hermann
Subject: Re: Changing quoting headers?
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 17:51:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.110011 (No Gnus v0.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

On 29.07.2008 Dmitry Dzhus <> wrote:
>>> Change `message-citation-line-function` variable to
>>> `message-insert-formatted-citation-line`, adjust
>>> `message-citation-line-format` variable to meet your needs. This is
>>> described in Ā«3.6 Insertion VariablesĀ» of message package manual.
>> I changed my .gnus file following your instructions. As you see in the
>> quoting header, I wasn't successful.
>> The message package manual is not very enlightening in this case.
>> I insert the  lines from my .gnus:
>> (setq message-insert-formatted-citation-line
>>    '(message-citation-line-format
>>        "on %d. %m. %Y at %X %n <%a> wrote:"))
> I think, that was meant to be
>     (setq message-citation-line-function
>           'message-insert-formatted-citation-line)
>     (setq messate-citation-line-format "On %d.%m.%Y %f wrote:\n")
Thank you very much, as you see in the header it now works as wanted.

> You may need to reload Gnus for new settings to take effect.
>> "%n" should mean "name" and "<%a>" should mean "mail address". I took
>> this from the syntax used by Mutt. I guess it is different in Gnus?
> Yes, it is. Looks like that you'd better use `M-x customize-variable` to
> edit settings, because that way you get contextual documentation right
> at your fingertips.

Thanks for the tip.

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