Bug 2803 - Please support Fancy plug-In for Windows build
Summary: Please support Fancy plug-In for Windows build
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Alias: None
Product: Claws Mail (Windows)
Classification: Unclassified
Component: default (show other bugs)
Version: 3.9.3
Hardware: PC Windows NT
: P3 enhancement
Assignee: users
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Reported: 2012-11-20 13:43 CET by Abhay S. Kushwaha
Modified: 2013-05-30 14:57 CEST (History)
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Description Abhay S. Kushwaha 2012-11-20 13:43:53 CET
Please support and include the "Fancy" plug-in for windows build. The GTKHTML plug-in is very slow and unstable.
Comment 1 Salvatore De Paolis 2012-11-20 20:33:32 CET
This is out of my scope but <kindoftease>if someone want to work on that I'm
highly against it</kindoftease>
Comment 2 Abhay S. Kushwaha 2012-11-21 06:35:34 CET
Salvatore, the increased usage of HTML-focused email clients means people send email in HTML more often than not. A lot of markup is lost in plain-text. Fancy allows for display and consumption of the message in the format it was written and us Windows folks will only be too happy if we can take advantage of Fancy as well.

If your object is to HTML mails, fortunately Claws-Mail replies are plain text and I've often found conversations moving into plain text mode with many MUAs replying back in the format they received original email. So I'm with you on that part.
Comment 3 Salvatore De Paolis 2012-11-21 16:01:50 CET
Hi, I know what Fancy does, I wanted to mean I know nothing about Windows development and I'm not going to get into that, not really interested. But if someone feel like patching the sources I'm not going to be against that.
Comment 4 Colin Leroy 2012-11-21 16:12:56 CET
Salvatore: then you forgot a word in comment #1 :)
Comment 5 Salvatore De Paolis 2012-11-21 17:53:08 CET
Colin: Well I was in teasing mode :)
Comment 6 ratinox 2012-11-21 18:30:50 CET
Does the WebKit library even build for Win32?
Comment 7 Abhay S. Kushwaha 2013-05-30 14:57:36 CEST
This got added in 3.9.0cvs124. Thank you Colin! :)