M16 linux 2000-050215 I'm not 100% sure what happens here. Summary and module may be wrong. Attachment follows. The problem-mail in this case is truncated on left side: the 7 first characters on each line are not visible. The mail had two formats in one - both plain text (truncated) and a html-version (which didn't display at all, probably my own preference). I'm guessing that the clipping error is caused by the plain-text character that in html would be – This because there also were problems copying from source - got truncated as well. (Submitting a separate bug on that) (NC4.7 seems to translate – to ASCII 45 by the way.)
QA Contact: lchiang → pmock
filed bug 38016 about how – and ” breaks copying
I think you are talkinga bout the display of the message body right? I think this goes to rhp. What do you think Rich?
Assignee: mscott → rhp
Probably...plain text display has been regressing pretty badly. :-( - rhp
Cleanup to M18.
I have a feeling that this bug is invalid. I took the original message and tried rendering this in Seamonkey, Internet Explorer and Outlook Express and they all rendered exactly the same way (i.e. truncated on the left). - rhp
Status: ASSIGNED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 18 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
That's odd. Double-checked it right now: Downloaded the attachment, pasted it into NC 4.72's Inbox (adding two linefeeds) - the mail as seen with NC4.72 looks like it should - it is not at all truncated. Seamonkey truncating it is no wonder - that is what this bug-report is all about. Did you check how it looks in Netscape 4.* ? Which versions of MSIE and Outlook did you check? Since the mail was actually originally sendt via Outlook, that is of some interest. I can find out which version was used also.
umm the mailer version is actually in the header of attachment - a build id. But i can't say i look forward to having to read mails from work with "view source".
What I'm saying is that I believe the HTML is being rendered as it is coded when it is truncated on the left. 4.7 is not as standards compliant as Seamonkey and the latest versions of IE so you can't use 4.x behavior of how it "should" appear. I tested against IE 5.5 and OE 5.0 and both truncated on the left. - rhp
Verified as invalid on win32, linux, and macos using the following builds: win32 commercial seamonkey build 2000-102509-mn6 installed on P500 Win98 linux commercial seamonkey build 2000-102509-mn6 installed on P200 RedHat 6.2 macos commercial seamonkey build 2000-102508-mn6 installed on G3/400 OS 9.04
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
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