On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 04:04, Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 12, 2010 at 4:14 AM, neels <neeels_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 12 March 2010 03:57, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 21:26, Neels J Hofmeyr <neels_at_elego.de> wrote:
>>>> Mark Phippard wrote:
>>>>> Same here. Using GMail I didn't even know this was a problem.
>>>> Hm, I guess it would be ok to use gmail for svn dev mails :)
>>>> (I don't like to be part of a Big-Corp-Takes-Over-Everything scheme.)
>>> I'd be very surprised if you could successfully argue your mail is
>>> safer at your local ISP or at elego, than residing at Gmail.
>> Not really, but to me it feels eerie to have one massive place
>> "everyone" trusts instead of variety. Maybe its just my german history
>> education, but my point makes an awful lot of sense to me.
> One annoyance with gmail: how do you view emails in fixed-width font?
> I haven't been able to find a good solution for this (making it hard
> to read mails with ascii tables like gstein's recent count-progress.py
That's why I switched to an HTML email for that message, and put that
block into Courier :-)
> Of course you can view in fixed-width font when reading them with a
> regular mail client, but through the gmail web interface? How do you
> guys cope with that?
It is rare that messages come through which *require* fixed-width. I
don't see tabular stuff that often. The commit emails are in
variable-width, but that tends to be okay. Most stuff doesn't need to
> There used to be a labs feature that put a "view in fixed-width font"
> in the drop-down menu on mails, but it has recently disappeared ...
Yah... prolly not enough people used it to justify keeping it around.
Worst case, I'll cut/paste into my Aquamacs editor and look at the
email contents there. But I can't even remember the last time that
Received on 2010-03-12 11:25:18 CET