Linux Redhat 6.0 (2000-01-19-08 M13) Win32 (2000-01-19-09 M13) Summary: [Regression]Plain text reply: too much space between original sender and original quoted text. Steps: 1. From the Edit|Account Setup, uncheck "Compose messages using html" to set up a plain text editor, 2. From the Inbox folder, select a message, 3. click on the Reply button, a plain text compose window comes up. Actual result: Notice that there exists too much space between the original sender and the original quoted text, about 3 lines space which does not look good. Eg: qatest38 wrote: > aaaaa > bbbbbb > ccccc Expected result: No space between them qatest38 wrote: > aaaaa > bbbbbb > ccccc This exists when using plain text editor on both Win_nt and Linux. Have not tested Mac yet.
Additional observation: when I view the reply message, it added 3 more line space between original sender and quoted text.
akkana? would this be in your area?
Actually, I bet it's harish -- he introduced an extra-whitespace-at-beginning-of-document problem a few days ago. He has a fix ready.
Fenella, could you please verify this for me...this might have got FIXED.
Harish, today's build has a bug in compose. I'll use tomorrow's build to re-test this bug.
Linux, Win32 and Mac (2000-01-28-12 M14) No. This problem still exists on all platforms.
Moving to M15.
Actually, to be 4xp (and more readable), it shouldn't be qatest38 wrote: > aaaaa > bbbbbb > ccccc It should be qatest38 wrote: > > aaaaa > bbbbbb > ccccc
Personally, I hate that extra space in 4.x and always edit it out. Just to show that where mail/news formatting, no two people agree on anything. :-)
The reasoning for an extra `>' line after the attribution is that the quoted section might be more than one paragraph (in fact, it usually is), and the attribution and the first quoted paragraph shouldn't look more connected with each other than the first quoted paragraph and the second quoted paragraph do. But whether the extra `>' is implemented or not, it should not be a pref -- that would be silly. (Just thought I'd jump on that possiblity before someone suggested it.:-)
bulk move to M16. Not an M15 stopper. If you disagree, pls comment in bug and cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
I don't see any extra spacing....could you please verify this bug. Thanx.
I no longer see any extra spacing here. Does anyone else?
Linux (2000-04-21-08 M16) Win32 (2000-04-21-09 M16) Mac (2000-04-21-08 M16) I re-test this bug. I do not see the problem any more. Mark it worksforme.