Re: [Evolution-hackers] bounties

On Mon, 2005-04-04 at 14:38 +0800, Not Zed wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-04-02 at 00:33 -0500, Lee Revell wrote: 
> > Another idea that Robert Love has mentioned several times on LKML is a
> > mechanism to catch so-called -ENOPATCH user errors. [...]
> I have no idea what "so-called -enopatch user errors" are.  It sounds
> a bit specifically un-related to general evolution mail usage 

Actually, it has wider applicability than just forgetful code
contributors. Ever sent a message that says "please see the attachment"
and then forget to attach something? Or in his specific case, a message
that has the text "[PATCH]" in the subject, but no patch inlined or

The idea is that in those circumstances, Evo would pop up a dialog "Did
you intend to include [a patch, an attachment] with this message?" much
like the "No subject" alert that pops up when you try to send a message
without a subject.

(Running it through /usr/bin/patch seems overkill. A really good first
pass would be checking the text attachments and body text for

	^diff .*
	^--- .*
	^+++ .*

on three consecutive lines. [There's probably an extended regex for

I've got no opinion on whether this is a useful idea or not.


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