Re: mailbox confusions

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Wed, 29 Apr 1998 22:43:40 +0200 (MET DST)
Message-ID: <Pine.SOL.3.96.980429221502.5342A-100000_at_metal>

(Couldn't we please get the Reply-To: header set to the list too? Makes replying a smoother operation...)

On Wed, 29 Apr 1998, Byron C. Darrah wrote:

> > So, is the ">From " convertion something I should bother with? It does
> > make hypermal treat and format the line as a quote which looks a bit odd.
> > And if I should bother, what should I do about it?

> IMHO, something like that should be a customizable option. Perhaps default
> behavior should be to behave the way hypermail always has with ">From ",
> but if the user sets a flag, say "hm_unquote" then hypermail uses more
> smarts.

Yeps. I couldn't really come up with any really good solution so I've left that thing as it is for now.

> Some mailbox formats do not use "From " as the message separator, so
> unquoting ">From " should probably not be the default behavior.

Correct. But the way hypermail is made today, and still is in my (now 1.09-beta) version, it is very dependent on the mailbox format and wouldn't be able to parse a single mail without "From " present...

> Just suggestions,

I appriciate them.

I've had a temporary slow-down at work a few days and I've had some really large amount of time spent on hypermail instead, and it makes things move quickly. I need input from you guys.

             Daniel Stenberg -  ech`echo "xiun"|tr nu oc|sed 'sx\([sx]\)\([xoi]\)xo un\2\1 is xg'`ol Received on Wed 29 Apr 1998 10:52:27 PM GMT

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