[1/3] doc: Point out preference of message format.

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non such July 21, 2016, 6:05 p.m. UTC
  From 85c26ccbdedc55ca6490d4c2e0186e26672e3477 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:44:57 +0000
Subject: [PATCH 1/3] doc: Point out preference of message format.

* doc/contributing.texi (Submitting Patches): Includes a note on
preference of plain text messages with either inline or MIME attachments
and advise contributers to pay attention if their email client breaks the
patches.
---
 doc/contributing.texi | 5 ++++-
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

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Comments

Ludovic Courtès July 24, 2016, 5:03 p.m. UTC | #1
ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is> skribis:

> From 85c26ccbdedc55ca6490d4c2e0186e26672e3477 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
> Date: Thu, 21 Jul 2016 12:44:57 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH 1/3] doc: Point out preference of message format.
>
> * doc/contributing.texi (Submitting Patches): Includes a note on
> preference of plain text messages with either inline or MIME attachments
> and advise contributers to pay attention if their email client breaks the
> patches.

Applied, thanks!
  

Patch

diff --git a/doc/contributing.texi b/doc/contributing.texi
index 208c6af..b6f9771 100644
--- a/doc/contributing.texi
+++ b/doc/contributing.texi
@@ -327,4 +327,7 @@  extensions---or to the operating system kernel---e.g., reliance on

 When posting a patch to the mailing list, use @samp{[PATCH] @dots{}} as
 a subject.  You may use your email client or the @command{git
-send-email} command.
+send-email} command.  We prefer to get patches in plain text messages,
+either inline or as MIME attachments.  You are advised to pay attention if
+your email client changes anything like line breaks or indentation which
+could could potentially break the patches.