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From: Eric Schulte <eric.schulte@gmx.com>
To: Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org, ding@gnus.org
Subject: Re: org-mime-htmlize: visual representation (thunderbird)
Date: Thu, 12 Apr 2012 08:21:32 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87ty0pb0jy.fsf@gmx.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87bomxxis5.fsf@mat.ucm.es>

Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> writes:

>>> On Wed, 11 Apr 2012 09:38:46 -0400, Eric Schulte <eric.schulte@gmx.com> wrote:
>
>    > Hi Uwe,
>    > Uwe Brauer <oub@mat.ucm.es> writes:
>    >> 
>
>    > OK, for my own edification I had changed the message body from
>    > (I'm hoping these are sufficiently quoted to survive mailing)
>
>    > ,----[original]
>    > | 
>    > | 
>    > |   text alternative...
>    > | 
>    > | html alternative... |
>
>    > |   images for html...
>    > `----
>
>    > to
>
>    > ,----[revised (and more broken in TB)]
>    > | 
>    > | 
>    > |   text alternative...
>    > | 
>    > |
>
>    > |   html alternative...
>    > |   images for html...
>    > | 
>    > | 
>    > `----
>
>    > which wraps the html and images into a multipart/related type.
>
>    > Why is this later structure illegal?  Are nested multi type parts not
>    > allowed?  Also, it seems that everything I've tried works in gnus and in
>    > most web user agents.  Is thunderbird simply a stickler for the letter
>    > of the RFC law?
>
>
> I cannot answer this. However I rechecked everything and the
> issue is the following.
>    >> 
>    >> Which brings me to the good news. After I wrote to you
>    >> I received a message from the TB developers which
>    >> emphasised that, besides the information I have gave
>    >> you, the main point is the header, which should be
>    >> 
>    >> Content-type: multipart/related; boundary="=-=-="
>    >> and the thunderbird developers insist that this is the 
>    >> RFC 2387 standard.
>    >> 
>    >> Gnus actually generate  via the mml-generate-mime function
>    >> the header 
>    >> Content-type: multipart/mixed; boundary="=-=-="
>    >> which is wrong.
>    >> 
>
>    > OK, I've just reverted my change, but I'm keeping the change of image
>    > disposition to "inline".
>
>
> I own you an apology!  If I leave mml-generate-mime
> untouched, that is I neither use my modification nor do I
> use  use Lars new code, but  I use your *new* code then the
> generated and sent message is displayed *correctly* in
> thunderbird.
>
> The resulting  message contains 
>
> Content-type: multipart/alternative; boundary="=-=-="
>
> Instead of 
>
> Content-type: multipart/related; boundary="=-=-="
>
> As it would in my case, but it seems that thunderbird is OK
> with that.
>
> The reason I wrote you earlier that your changes made things
> worse was that I did make a mistake in my modification of
> mml-generate-mime. I also thought I checked your code with
> the old mml function but  for some reason the old version was
> not used even after a restart.
>
> Sorry for the trouble!
>
> Uwe 
>

Hi Uwe,

No problem at all.  I just reverted by reversion in git, so if I read
this email correctly everything should be working now in TB.  Please let
me know if this is not the case.

Thanks,

-- 
Eric Schulte
http://cs.unm.edu/~eschulte/

      reply	other threads:[~2012-04-12 14:24 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-03-27 11:01 Uwe Brauer
2012-03-31 17:13 ` Eric Schulte
2012-04-01 15:19   ` Uwe Brauer
2012-04-01 16:38     ` Eric Schulte
2012-04-10 13:00       ` Uwe Brauer
2012-04-11  4:23         ` Eric Schulte
2012-04-11  9:44           ` Uwe Brauer
2012-04-11 13:38             ` Eric Schulte
2012-04-12 11:59               ` Uwe Brauer
2012-04-12 12:21                 ` Eric Schulte [this message]

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