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Tobias Jakobs wrote:
> Hi Christopher,
> On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 20:14, Christopher Howard<chow...@indicium.us> wrote:
>> Hi. My name is Christopher and I'm one of your new bugzilla reporters
>> and aspiring developers. One of the small bugs I have been working on is
>>  #589674. (http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=589674)
> I'm not a Gimp developer but I hope I can help. I think the E-Mail
> Feature needs an overall rewrite. The plugin should use xdg-email [1]
> and not sendmail, see the quote from Svens mail at the end from this
> mail[2]. Then the UI don't need any of the fields, that are at the
> moment in the dialog. This informations can be better entered in the
> E-Mail program. What is needed are options to scale and rotate the
> image and perhaps to change the file format. Then it would be
> important to see the file size, because a lot of mail provider have a
> limit.
> So my suggestion is to first port the plugin to xdg-email with an very
> basic UI and then start to improve it.
> Regards,
> Tobias
> [1] http://portland.freedesktop.org/xdg-utils-1.0/xdg-email.html
> [2]
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 00:22, Sven Neumann<s...@gimp.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 14:06 -0700, Patrick Horgan wrote:
>>>> This feature requires that you have sendmail (or a compatible mail
>>>> system) installed and configured on your system. As that is rather
>>>> uncommon nowadays, the plug-in should probably be disabled on most
>>>> distributions. It's pretty useless anyway (which is why it's called the
>>>> GIMP Useless Mail Plug-In).
>>> On the lighter side, did anyone consider that if it was instead named
>>> the GIMP Realy Useless Mail Plug-In it would be GRUMPI?
>> Well, instead of doing that, someone could port the plug-in to use
>> 'xdg-email'. That would make it somewhat useful again.

Just curious, as i don't have access to a Windows box: does a Windows
GIMP build not have the Send-by-Mail function? Or does it use a native
Windows program/function?

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