problem with I-D announcements
lhotka at cesnet.cz
Mon Aug 16 10:44:45 PDT 2010
On Mon, 16 Aug 2010 16:02:59 +0200, Michal Sojka <sojkam1 at fel.cvut.cz> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Aug 2010, Ladislav Lhotka wrote:
> > I am experiencing a problem with a specific type of messages, namely
> > announcements of new Internet drafts. One such message is shown below
> > with all headers.
> > In a search buffer, if I press [RET], the message is shown but the echo
> > line says "Couldn't find access type". The [SPC] key then doesn't work,
> > only "Beginning of buffer" is displayed in the echo area. Other
> > commands, such as adding tags, work as usual.
> Greetings to another czech notmuch user :-)
> I can confirm the behavior you describe. It seems the error message is
> generated by mm-extern-cache-contents in gnus/mm-extern.el. According to
> comments in that file, it works with something called
> "message/external-body". Currently, I have no clue what external-body
> means but your message contains such thing.
It's just a pointer to an external resource. The code in mm-extern.el
appears to know about the access type used in that message ("anon-ftp")
but somehow it's unable to figure it out from the MIME header.
> My poor Elisp knowledge doesn't allow me to debug the problem, but you
> may want to check whether the same problem appears in Gnus and if so,
> consult it with Gnus developers.
OK, I'll try it.
Ladislav Lhotka, CESNET
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