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From Greg Stein <gst...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [PATCH] Corrected two typos on website
Date Sat, 25 Jun 2011 11:36:44 GMT
On Jun 25, 2011 5:58 AM, "Dick Groskamp" <th.groskamp@quicknet.nl> wrote:
>
> Op 24-6-2011 23:39, Dennis E. Hamilton schreef:
>
>> It helps if patches are in-line in the mail note.  (That way, EOL
differences are compensated for and those of us with an MS-DOS mentality
don't have to save the attachment to disk to find a way to view it
correctly.)
>>
>>  - Dennis
>>
>> PS: I guess I should find a way to change my default *.txt viewer to one
that is agnostic about EOL conventions, but the one I prefer takes too long
to fire up.
>
> OK,  but, being the tech illaterate that I am, that seems to be a
contradiction of this page:
> http://www.apache.org/dev/contributors.html#svnbasics
> stating
> "Some projects don't use an issue tracker. In that case, send the patch as
an attachment to an e-mail with a subject prefixed with "[PATCH]". Patches
should be sent to the appropriate development mailing list."
>
> Just trying to get it clear. I don't mind to put it in-line nor to attach
it.
> It makes hardly any difference to me.
>
> Or is it dependent on the text-editor I am using (Notepad++ in this case)?

Just to throw further fuel on the fire....

Inline patches (not attachments) are sometimes subject to line-wrap, which
*totally* screws them up.

What fun :-)

Cheers,
-g

ps. thus, git was created as a fancy patch-manager :-)

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