On Mon, 23 Sep 2002, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> This is why I absolutely abhor attachments - they add zero value (over a
> well-behaving mail app), and they make some things basically impossible to
> do conveniently.
I'd say they add value -- try sending binaries inline, and watch them beat
> Alternatively, if you use attachments, if the mailer doesn't re-code them
> as something stupid (ie leaves the encoding as plain ascii), then that
> works too.
Suggestion: since you use the shell to create patches, do the following:
receive mail, respond to mail, write text mails -> pine
send patches -> script (I have got an example here.)
Will work fine, and not corrupt your stuff unless you tell it to.
-- assert(typeof((fool)->next) == typeof(fool)); /* wrong */
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