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Re: [O] [PATCH] org-mime: make plain/text mime export a choice

From: Jon Miller
Subject: Re: [O] [PATCH] org-mime: make plain/text mime export a choice
Date: Thu, 03 Sep 2015 17:30:21 -0700

Will O'Brien writes:

> On 1 Sep 2015 08:18, "Nicolas Goaziou" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Is there any reason to keep using "org" exporter if "ascii" is superior?
>> I.e., what about simply replacing 'org with 'ascii?
> There's a nice use case for exporting as org. If I compose an email which
> includes source code and I send it to a mixed audience, some of whom use
> gnus, and others an html based mua, then I get best of both worlds in terms
> of syntax highlighting, since gnus recognises org src blocks and applies
> appropriate highlighting and those using some other mua get the html
> highlighting as dictated by my own scheme.
> This also applies for a single recipient who may access email through gnus
> when available but needs the html version for viewing on, e.g. a handheld
> device.

Okay, thanks. I figured at least a few people would prefer to keep the
plain/text portion in org mode syntax and why I went with the configuration
option route.

At this point, I'm not sure if there is any further hacking left to be done
to the original patch I sent? Are we okay with just leaving the two options
of 'ascii and 'org? 

Jon Miller

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