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Re: [Nmh-workers] quotes in personal names

From: Simon Burge
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] quotes in personal names
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2003 13:49:20 +1100

C Mummert wrote:

> MS Outlook (and maybe other mailers) inserts double quotes around the
> personal names in header lines, like this:
>     From: "Nobody Special" <address@hidden>
> Unfortunately, the current version of nmh doesn't remove these quotes,
> so they appear in the output of 'scan,' which is irritating.  I fixed
> this for my nmh by hacking fmt_scan.c so that the friendly() command
> removes the double quotes. 
> Is there an "offical" way to remove the quotes already present in nmh?
> If not, I can send a patch for fmt_scan.c to do it.

I use the existance of double quotes as a visual "this as a probably
spam" flag when scan my inbox. :-)

Simon Burge                            <address@hidden>
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