[RCU] Text signature vs. HTML signature

Michael Heydekamp listuser at freexp.de
Tue Jun 16 18:39:24 CEST 2015

Response would be nice. ;)

Michael Heydekamp
Co-Admin freexp.de

Am 13.06.2015 20:59, schrieb Michael Heydekamp:
> Am 13.06.2015 08:52, schrieb A.L.E.C:
>> Just a note: the checkbox does "convert to another format" not "get back
>> the previous content".
> Ah, ok. Then it should IMO better be described that way ("Convert text to
> HTML", "Convert HTML to plain text").
>> Next, I see a small issue in the "links footer" here, it doesn't make
>> sens to put a link in the footer for cases when the link text is the
>> same as link href attribute. So, some improvements here are also possible.
> This BTW also applies to replies to HTML messages in general: Roundcube is
> always (or at least often) duplicating all links of the body of the quoted
> message and appending them as a link list at the end of the composed
> message, if you either reply to the text part of the multipart/alternative
> message, or if you reply to the HTML part and switch from the HTML editor to
> the text editor (which often is the better option in terms of quoting, but
> that's even another story...)
> I don't know why it does that, at least I don't catch a reason, given that
> link text and the link itself are identical, which is true in 95% of all
> cases. This is disturbing me for a long time already, as I always have to
> remove this stuff manually.
>> Finally, we should probably display the same warning when editor type is
>> switched, as we do in the compose editor. User should be aware that
>> format change is not a lossless operation.
> Well, if you start with plain text, convert it to HTML and re-convert to
> plain text, the result CAN at least (and IMO should) be lossless. If you
> start with HTML, that's a different story, of course.
>> Feel free to create a ticket.
> Well, I wouldn't know how to phrase it, as these are several different
> issues but which are connected to each other. Would it be OK to just mention
> the key word "HTML signature" and then you'll recall what it's all about...?
> ;) Or should I paste this entire conversation?
> Anayway, my original purpose was to use a text and a HTML signature,
> depending on the type of message I'm composing. AFAICS this is not possible
> then with Roundcube, right?
> Cheers,
> -- 
> Michael Heydekamp
> Co-Admin freexp.de
> Düsseldorf/Germany
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