Basically, I am proposing to create a second text area/a simple
button that allows you to control when your signature and/or the
signature is attached.
I’m strongly disinclined from doing this in stock RT. The reply UI is
missing many more important features and is already too complex.
Some reasons for this, certainly not including everything:
*) Signatures on comments are useless and just take up screen real
That depends on your organization and how you use RT. But I could see
"Do comments get signatures appended by default" as a reasonable
config file option.
*) Replying in-line is ackward as you can’t simply mark all text
point where you stop typing and delete all
That actually argues for a more “outlook like” way to handle
signatures. Appending them entirely after the fact.
*) Sometimes, you do not want to have a signature on replies
If I could decide when to attach a signature and when not would
I, personally, have never run into that issue. I’ve never even seen a
mail client with that option.
IIRC, this is the first time in over a decade of releasing RT that
I’ve heard the feature request. Could you talk about some actual use
cases where this is an issue?
Also, I think comments should default to not having a signature at
I disagree, but I’m willing to have a configuration option.