Re: rewriting the getname() function again

From: Paul Haldane <>
Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 17:09:05 +0100 (GMT)
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I have a from line that I reckon the parser handles wrongly

I think the COMMENT should be

        Paul Haldane (I'm only doing this to show you how)

Actually, I've just found another one - same problem


On Tue, 13 Apr 1999, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> Hi
> I'm aware that the name/email parser in hypermail is still very lame. I wrote
> a new one a few versions ago, but I definitely had the wrong approach and
> just made another bad and buggy implementation.
> I attach two files for test and comments. One is my test-parser (C source)
> and the other one is a file filled with From:-lines that may appear.
> I would be very interested to hear from you if you can get it to fail on a
> From: line that may appear.
> If you have improvements or have a better parser, feel free to submit
> changes, suggestions and ideas!

... Received on Fri 16 Apr 1999 06:34:42 PM GMT

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