Signatures and mailing list footers - Was: Nautilus

Ralf Mardorf silver.bullet at
Sat Nov 28 21:35:05 UTC 2015

On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 21:19:11 +0100, Petter Adsen wrote:
>On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 13:58:18 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Saturday 28 November 2015 10:11:47, Petter Adsen wrote:
>> > > -- <--you don't have a space there, so your sig got copied into
>> > > my reply.    
>> >
>> > I'm pretty sure I do, Claws Mail inserts the sig separator
>> > automatically.
>But this is really OT.


it's not entirely OT, since the issue is caused by the mailing list's

There is a space behind the -- of Petter's mail(s). The Issue is related
to the mailing list's footer, that also does use -- with a space at the

Claws 3.13.0-13-g4ff162b does remove Petter's signature and the mailing
list's footer.

Evolution 3.18.2 does remove the mailing list's footer, but keeps
Petter's signature. _AND_ behind the quoted --, Evolution removes the
space. There's a space for Petter's original signature, but it gets
deleted for the quote.

This issue doesn't happen, if the mailing list footer does use
"_______________________________________________" instead of "-- ".

Gene seems to use KMail 1.9.10, it seemingly behaves as Evolution does.


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