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Re: [VM] vm-included-text-attribution-format and CC line

From: Kyle Farrell
Subject: Re: [VM] vm-included-text-attribution-format and CC line
Date: Mon, 22 Oct 2012 13:45:47 -0700

re: why not use vm-included-text-headers?  Obviously I'm trying to be
difficult.  :)

Actually, I wasn't aware of that variable.  Setting it has solved my
attribution problem.  Thanks Uday!

On 10/22/2012, Uday Reddy wrote:
> Kyle Farrell writes:
> > First off, here is the Outlook attribution format:
> > 
> > From: [author name]
> > Sent: [date]
> > To: [to field recipient full names, semi-colon separated]
> > Cc: [if any CC recipient full names, semi-colon separated]
> > Subject: [subject]
> > 
> > I can get pretty close to that with:
> > (setq vm-included-text-attribution-format "\n:From: %F\nSent: %w, %m %d, %y 
> > %h\nTo: %T\nSubject: %s\n\n")
> The included-text-attribution-format was never meant for producing elaborate
> headers. 
> Why don't you use vm-included-text-headers, which is what is meant for doing
> this kind of thing?
> In any case, in the trunk version of VM, I have stripped out the CC
> recipients from %t and %T specifiers, and added new specifiers %r and %R for
> all recipients.  There are independent reasons for doing this change.  (I
> think that in the old days, there weren't enough fields in the cached data
> header to keep 'to' recipients separately.  It was an unnecessary
> limitation.)
> Cheers,
> Uday

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