PLEASE use MIME Atttachments! (was: Re: [FIX] Comments for Set...)

Bert Freudenberg bert at
Mon Apr 22 11:00:10 UTC 2002

On Mon, 22 Apr 2002, Richard A. O'Keefe wrote:

> [snip]
> begin 644 Comments-raok.1.cs
> [snip]
> end

Just a reminder for everyone posting change sets: 

Please use MIME conformant attachments (preferably BASE64 encoded, gzipped
if large)  rather then uuencoded stuff or, even worse, text pasted into
the message.  Every decent mail client supports these. If your's does not,
then use Squeak's Celeste to post (in the change sorter, choose "mail to 

With uuencoded text messages, the archives either display a dump or get 
confused due to HTML tags:

There are mail clients that let you easily save these attachments (I type
"| uudeview -"), but most do not. For the harvesters it is also much
easier to click on an attachment link in SqFixes than having to copy/paste 
the page text into some uudecode tool.

Thanks for your attention ;-)

-- Bert

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