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From: Eric Abrahamsen <>
To: "Tassilo Horn" <>
Cc: "Adam Sjøgren" <>,
Subject: Re: (not downloaded, A C to fetch.) on empty part
Date: Wed, 29 Jul 2020 09:16:57 -0700
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Tassilo Horn's message of "Wed, 29 Jul 2020 18:12:06 +0200")

"Tassilo Horn" <> writes:

>> > I just recieved a multipart MIME email with an empty text/html part.
>> > Gnus shows it as:
>> >
>> >   [1. text/html (not downloaded, A C to fetch.)]
>> >
>> > A C makes no sense here, as I am using nnml as the backend.
>> >
>> > Some logic awry for non-imap backends?
>> This was an addition by Tassilo in 659ed857c, whom I'm copying here --
>> it does sound like there's some cross-backend bleed-over?
> I added that to any mail containing an empty part because a partial
> fetch seemed to be the only reason for encountering such a part except
> for a broken mail and then this text is as good as any other.
> I can check if I can omit the button text if we're on a non-imap
> backend or partial fetches are not configured. But that has to wait a
> bit. I'm away from the computer till Wednesday next week.

nnimap is the only backend that supports partial fetching of articles,
right? I wonder how hard it would be to detect an empty part and say
that, instead. I try to stay away from the mime code.

Anyhow, no big emergency.

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Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-29 13:31 Adam Sjøgren
2020-07-29 15:53 ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-07-29 16:12   ` Tassilo Horn
2020-07-29 16:16     ` Eric Abrahamsen [this message]
2020-07-29 16:28       ` Tassilo Horn
2020-07-29 16:46         ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-08-06 19:54           ` Tassilo Horn
2020-08-06 20:01             ` Eric Abrahamsen
2020-08-06 20:08             ` Adam Sjøgren
2020-07-29 16:30       ` Adam Sjøgren

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