Patchwork confused by HTML e-mails

Stephen Finucane stephen at
Mon Feb 25 21:28:24 AEDT 2019

On Mon, 2018-12-03 at 14:44 -0600, Joe Hershberger wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 1:52 PM Thomas Petazzoni
> <thomas.petazzoni at> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > As can be seen at,
> > patchwork seems to be confused by HTML e-mails. I have no idea if the
> > patchwork instance at is running the latest patchwork code,
> > but this issue has been somewhat annoying in recent times, so it'd be
> > awesome to see it fixed at some point :-)
> I didn't realize HTML emails were supported / acceptable. Is this new?
> Thanks,
> -Joe

Not quite. When you send a HTML email, an alternative plain text
version is usually (supposed to be?) included alongside. When this
happens, we ignore the HTML component and use the plain text
variant...except we weren't do that due to the now-resolved bug.

Hope this helps,

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