Bug 84964 - evolution does not include my .signature file in my mails.
evolution does not include my .signature file in my mails.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
phoebe
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2003-02-24 08:50 EST by Dams
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-02-25 15:05:33 EST
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Description Dams 2003-02-24 08:50:55 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.7 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20030131

Description of problem:
When i compose a mail in evolution my .signature does not appears in the  mail
body. There is just a "--" line with nothing under.


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. evolution &
2. ctrl-n (for a new mail to send).
3. Select ".signature" for the "Signature:" entry
    

Actual Results:  the file is not included.

Expected Results:  I should see the ~/.signature file content

Additional info:

My ~/.signature file is not empty.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-24 12:20:44 EST
What did you set up in your signature preferences under
Settings->Composer->Signature?
Comment 2 Dams 2003-02-25 05:12:16 EST
In Settings->Composer->Signature the .signature was an empty signature. So
evolution is surely consistent with itself.
But I think i understand : in evolution 1.0 (like in psyche), there was the
possibility to include a file as a signature. In evolution 1.2 there is no such
ability, instead you can execute a script and make its output as signature. Now,
I think it would be cool to have a default ".signature" signature that would
execute something like a simple `cat ~/.signature`. 
Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2003-02-25 15:05:33 EST
In 1.0, all that setting to a file did was actually read the file in.  The
default signature behavior in 1.2.x is a simple autogenerated signature.  Any
changes to this would have to be made on an upstream level.

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