F8 Evolution and dropped reply-to style
craigwhite at azapple.com
Sat Feb 2 05:31:09 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-01 at 23:58 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 09:07 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> > On Thu, 2008-01-31 at 10:00 +0200, Paul-Erik Törrönen wrote:
> > > It seems that the current Evolution (2.12.3) shipped by Fedora 8 _forces_
> > > one to top post (ie. write the response above the quoted message).
> > >
> > > There are only four different ways to configure the reply style:
> > > 0 Quote original message (puts a newline and prompt on top of the message,
> > > paste-relevant-part behaves identically)
> > > 1 Do not quote original message (err.. how do I then comment on specific
> > > issues? The paste-relevant-part does not work)
> > > 2 Attach original message (ditto)
> > > 3 Inline original (Outlook style) (see 0, and does not quote)
> > >
> > I can't find where you format the reply style in evolution. Where is it?
> > > Can I please have the proper way, which was already implemented in earlier
> > > versions, returned to this otherwise good software.
> It's in the mouse. Just click on the bottom of the post, trim whatever
> is annoying and start typing. Be glad you're not on a Selectric, licking
> stamps, stuffing envelopes and waiting 1/2 month for a reply. This
> slight tad of inconvenience doesn't mean one is *doomed* to top-posting.
> I never noticed the selections absence. I just looked, you're right,
> it's not there. No prob.
> What probably happened was that too many wankers ragged on the Evolution
> team over the selections not intuiting exactly what the luser wanted, so
> they predictably jerked it out by the roots. :) Ric
evolution, typical of Gnome software is very light on configuration
options on purpose.
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