On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 03:39:13PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 03:28:40PM +0200, Brian Foster wrote:
> > On Thursday 17 July 2008 21:59:45 Daniel Laird wrote:
> > >
> > > I am having issues getting patches to the mailing list in a format
> > > that seems to be acceptable.
> > > I have done all I can to the patch itself but I am having mail client
> > > issues as well.
> > > I have tried Gmail with plaintext. [ ... ]
> > >
> > > Is there anyone who has used a web mail client and had success, most
> > > details out there [ ... not for ] people with Work based mail accounts.
> > Dan,
> > Guessing a bit, that sounds a lot like the problem I had:
> > It was (and still is) impossible to use the company's SMTP
> > MTA to send a patch (or even an acceptable list posting),
> > even if the client (MUA) wasn't going to mess things up.
> > But, if you have a Gmail account, it can be done! In fact,
> > that is what I'm doing to send this reply: Using the MUA at
> > the company, but *not* using the company's SMTP. The secret
> > is Gmail now has SMTP (and IMAP) support, as well as the POP
> > support they've had for awhile. You need to enable the SMTP
> > for your Gmail account, and arrange for a non-corrupting MUA
> > to use Gmail's SMTP, and (assuming your company's firewall
> > et al. doesn't cause issues), things may just work.
> I'd like to remind people of the wiki page on this topic at
> It's not been updated in a while and doesn't cover all clients or
> possible solutions so feel free to update it.
What about replacing it with a link to
"Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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