[Pine-info] Attach/forward e-mail at the end of a reply
R. Stewart Ellis
ellis at kettering.edu
Mon Jan 21 11:38:25 PST 2008
On Mon, 21 Jan 2008, Claus Atzenbeck wrote:
> Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2008 20:19:12 +0100 (CET)
> From: Claus Atzenbeck <claus.atzenbeck at freenet.de>
> To: Lucio Chiappetti <lucio at lambrate.inaf.it>
> Cc: Pine-Info <pine-info at u.washington.edu>
> Subject: Re: [Pine-info] Attach/forward e-mail at the end of a reply
> On Mon, 21 Jan 2008, Lucio Chiappetti wrote:
>> I would do like this :
> Thanks, Lucio. Your solutions are similar to mine. Yes, someone can do this,
> but if you do this regularly, producing 2 mails (forward and reply), saving
> one and loading it into the other as well as deleting the saved file
> afterwards is quite annoying. -- In fact, it became so annoying to me that I
> first send the reply mentioning there there will will be another e-mail with
> the forwarded message. That's not a good solution either.
What I do is to select both the message I want to reply to and the
message I want to forward (they have to be in the same folder) and
then do an aggregate reply or aggregate forward, depending on the
purpose of doing this. Then using my editor (jove, more featureful
than pico, MUCH lighter than emacs) I either add quotes to the message
I am replying to or remove quotes from the one I want to look like a
That seems like a few fewer strokes/steps than the other two methods.
> A better solution would be if you could select another e-mail to be attached
> as "Forwarded Message" (or attachment, depending on the preference settings)
> directly after pressing "reply".
> I could imagine this feature as part of ^J (add attachment) where you could
> add not only files, but also other e-mails.
> Do the Alpine developer have any opinion about this?
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