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Re: Saving vs deleting attachments

From: Julian Bradfield
Subject: Re: Saving vs deleting attachments
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2021 19:03:34 +0100 (BST)
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On 2021-07-13, Robert Marshall <> wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 10 2021, Julian Bradfield <> wrote:
>> On 2021-07-09, Robert Marshall <> wrote:
>>> The keybindings for saving and deleting attachments are rather close on
>>> the keyboard C-c C-s vs C-c C-d. On a couple of occasions I've pressed
>> Hm. If you save attachments, why delete them? Or if you delete them,
>> why save them?
> Because I want to put them in one place and an email folder may not be
> the best place esp if there is little in the email apart from a (in some
> cases) humungous attachment. I get 'magazines' via email and they feel
> better saved in a local filesystem directory (esp if the email
> sub/attachment is not well labelled). Because there's an
> editable document as the attachment that I will change and then do
> things with and the original is of not much interest

Oh, I see. I have C-c C-s bound to something that saves all the
attachments and deletes them (i.e. replaces them by a pointer to the
saved copy). Unfortunately, I no longer know what is vanilla VM and
what is mine!

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