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authorLukas Sandström <>2008-06-19 23:21:33 (GMT)
committerJunio C Hamano <>2008-06-20 05:40:42 (GMT)
commit0c3d26d24ab913a8cc6f478d176f5896af28c03c (patch)
tree86b0000ac40f83a2ba69995ba0a7322352277c00 /contrib/thunderbird-patch-inline/README
parentd3e977b943b3562021b892f1c8f966655785708a (diff)
Add a helper script to send patches with Mozilla Thunderbird
The script can be used with the External Editor extension for Mozilla Thunderbird in order to be able to send inline patches in an easy way. Signed-off-by: Lukas Sandström <> Signed-off-by: Junio C Hamano <>
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@@ -0,0 +1,20 @@ is a script that is supposed to be used together with ExternalEditor
+for Mozilla Thundebird. It will let you include patches inline in e-mails
+in an easy way.
+- Generate the patch with git format-patch.
+- Start writing a new e-mail in Thunderbird.
+- Press the external editor button (or Ctrl-E) to run
+- Select the previosly generated patch file.
+- Finish editing the e-mail.
+Any text that is entered into the message editor before is called
+will be moved to the section between the --- and the diffstat.
+All S-O-B:s and Cc:s in the patch will be added to the CC list.
+To set it up, just install External Editor and tell it to use as the
+Zenity is a required dependency.