Re: rewriting the getname() function again

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Sun, 25 Apr 1999 12:41:15 +0200 (MET DST)
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On Fri, 23 Apr 1999, David L. Johnson wrote:

> One annoying problem is preventing me from deploying hypermail: The
> "From: " e-mail and name is getting clobbered with garbage. I read this
> FAQ on "rewriting the getname() function again."

I agree with you about this being quite a major problem.

> Is it ready? Do you recommend graphing that test routine into the
> parse.c getname function?

AFAIK, the second version of the program finds a satisfyable number of email addresses in the tests and I intend to insert that code into hypermail as soon as I get the time.

If you feel like it, you're more than welcome to do the job and then send me the patch that does it (preferably against 2a19)!

             Daniel Stenberg -
   ech`echo xiun|tr nu oc|sed 'sx\([sx]\)\([xoi]\)xo un\2\1 is xg'`ol
Received on Sun 25 Apr 1999 12:40:40 PM GMT

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