[tz] [PATCH] More spelling and accent fixes.
eggert at cs.ucla.edu
Mon Jun 30 16:49:48 UTC 2014
Ian Abbott wrote:
> I think the lack of MIME headers in Paul's email is the reason why.
Yes, for some reason it's not working for me. I had already noticed the
problem, and filed a bug report here:
a few hours ago, but no response yet. git format-patch never prompts
me, and sometimes it labels the patch as UTF-8, sometimes it doesn't.
$ git format-patch 5be5ee3dd453c5b575f6336eada9390fb205717a^!
$ git format-patch c25e1180cf3ec34d6c731d5ec16739d6d2ca8fc2^!
$ grep UTF-8 0*
http-equiv="Content-type" content='text/html; charset="UTF-8"'>
The first patch is labeled as UTF-8 even though the patch is entirely
ASCII; the second patch is not labeled even though it contains non-ASCII
My .gitconfig is simple:
name = Paul Eggert
email = eggert at cs.ucla.edu
default = simple
It seems crazy to me that I would need to specify an obscure option to
have 'git format-patch' do the right thing. I run either git 1.9.3
(Fedora 20) or git 1.9.1 (Ubuntu 14.04) and neither version documents
sendmail.assume8bitEncoding or --8bit-encoding in its man pages.
Perhaps the git folks have been hacking around in this area, and the
natural default doesn't work any more? Could you try the above shell
commands and see what they output for you? Also, which git version are
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