thunderbird is removing spaces

Joachim Backes joachim.backes at
Wed Dec 9 13:07:55 UTC 2009

On 12/09/2009 01:23 PM, Stefan Assmann wrote:
> Hi,
> thunderbird seem to remove spaces from lines that only consist of one or
> more spaces. Any way of preventing thunderbird from doing so? I already
> have "mailnews.send_plaintext_flowed false" and turned of line wrapping.
> With these option sending patches works pretty well, only recently I
> had a patch that got corrupted because of spaces being removed.
> Any ideas?
>    Stefan

Hi Stefan,

I'm running the recently (yesterday) released 3.0 version of thunderbird 
from, and I can confirm the same behaviour, but have no 
solution how to get rid from this.


Joachim Backes

Joachim Backes <joachim.backes at>

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