Re: Feature request
- From: Peter Bloomfield <PeterBloomfield MindSpring com>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Feature request
- Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 20:50:13 -0400
On 2002.04.09 18:53 Rikke D. Giles wrote:
>> Do you have `Send message as type text/plain; format=flowed' checked?
>> And did you try Edit->Wrap Body?
> I get this same problem, where the original text in the reply is
> formatted strangely.
> I have 'send messages as type text/plain; format=flowed' checked.
> I also tried Edit->Wrap Body on it, it did nothing.
> This only happens on certain emails. I can't be sure, but where I
> know I've seen it happen most often is emails from lists at
> yahoo.groups. That doesn't mean it is confined to replies to those
> list, however. I can forward a sample email from such a list, if it
If it happens only on particular emails, they were probably *sent*
without format=flowed, or they contain text that's been included from a
source that wasn't f=f, or ...
Balsa *shouldn't* reformat text that isn't f=f; see
http://www.imc.org/rfc2646 for discussion. You can convert any text to
f=f by inserting a space at the end of any line that you want to be
interpreted as part of a paragraph to be reformatted. Perhaps Balsa
should have a menu item for doing that to a selected block of
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