84876 (MTA Config patch) Funness

Gervase Markham gerv at mozilla.org
Tue Jun 24 22:01:48 UTC 2003

J. Paul Reed wrote:
> time if we don't want to break mail. This may seem sort of cumbersome (and
> Gerv's patch doesn't require this), but all email should be sent via
> templates anyway, and doing it this way not only enforces that, but makes
> the interface in the client code a bit cleaner.

If fixing both at once is the right thing to do, then go ahead :-)

> I'm in the middle of templatizing all the email messages; each message has
> a body template and a header template.

Any particular reason, given that the two will always be combined in the 
same way? ("It stops people messing things up when editing templates" 
could well be a valid reason :-)

> Finally (the real reason for this email), I'd like to create a new
> directory in CVS for the templates:
> template/en/default/email.
> I was actually going back and forth between 'email' and 'mail', but...
> it's a stylistic issue, mostly.

I'd go for email, personally.


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