[vdr] Mailing List Etiquette
linux at youmustbejoking.demon.co.uk
Tue Jun 14 00:28:52 CEST 2005
I demand that Rainer Zocholl may or may not have written...
> Sergei.Haller at math.uni-giessen.de(Sergei Haller) 13.06.05 09:43
>> On Sun, 12 Jun 2005, Darren Salt (DS) wrote:
>>> I demand that Clemens Kirchgatterer may or may not have written...
>> please replace -- by == or ---
>> I can't see if there is a trailing space, but pine interprets this
>> particular -- as beginning of the signature.
> a) In every mail client one can configure if signatures are shown or not
s/every mail client/some mail clients,/
> So it's up to the user, not the mailer, because:
> b) There is not trailng " " so your pine is -obviously- broken!
> It's open source, so it should be easy to fix ;->
I suspect that it's making allowance for certain broken M$ mail clients.
> c) it would be nice if the sourceforge list server would use "-- "
> too... ;-)
Then file a bug.
(Some mail clients look for a line containing only "--" if no line containing
"-- " was found in the message. Ideally, they wouldn't, but there's that M$
If this line shows up as signature, then Pine really is being wooden.
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And if *only* this line shows up as signature... TIM-BER!
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