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Re: [libvirt] Mutt patch colour highlighting



On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 16:55:22 +0100, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 09:46:42AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> > > One remark up there, but no biggie.
> > 
> > I had to hunt for that remark among 70k of verbatim patch.  Not only is
> > it okay to trim portions of the patch that you are happy with, but
> > trimming actually helps focus on the problems.  Just be sure you leave
> > enough context to help the readers pinpoint where the problem was (as I
> > did here, by including the @@ line at the start of the problematic hunk).
> 
> I completely agree with your point, but if you have a good mutt
> colour setup, it is fairly easy to scan through large mails and
> distinguish new text vs quoted text at a glance. I even have
> some magic settings to highlight patches in email

Not that it helps our non-mutt colleagues :-) But thanks for the coloring
idea. BTW, I just found mutt has something even better... you can use
skip-quoted function (mapped to S by default) in mutt's pager to automagically
skip to the next unquoted line in the email.

Jirka


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