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 Post subject: Re: Bug Documentation
PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 3:49 am 
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A (subscribed-topic reply, if it matters) notification email I received in the last hour or so (from what I gather is the new address for these?) had Content-Type header set to "text/html" despite its content being unchanged from previous messages, which had been accurately labeled "text/plain." This caused my email client (both Gmail, which I was using at first, and then Alpine when I investigated further) to run all eight (counting the "signature"), nicely (no line longer than 80 characters) formatted, paragraphs together into one long line.

We, or the dev team, can discuss whether notification emails should be plain text or HTML (I would argue that plain-text should be at least an option ...), but at the very least the Content-Type header should accurately describe the content.

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 Post subject: Re: Bug Documentation
PostPosted: Thu Apr 13, 2017 4:00 am 
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Jon, thank you for the well researched bug report. I entirely agree with your analysis and I will pass this on to Joel, who has been making updates to the mail system.

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 Post subject: Re: Bug Documentation
PostPosted: Wed Apr 19, 2017 2:11 am 
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The problem with e-mails should be fixed now. It was a simple content-type problem.


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