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Re: [Nmh-workers] Patch: parse RFC-2822 quoted-string and quoted-pair

From: Peter S Galbraith
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Patch: parse RFC-2822 quoted-string and quoted-pair
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 11:20:41 -0500

Carl Mummert <address@hidden> wrote:

> Robert Elz writes:
> >A generalisation yes, but an incorrect one - single quotes are not
> >special in 822, and don't want to be, things like O'Toole are perfectly
> >valid names for people to have.  What's more, a name field may have
> >two people with ' characters in their names (O'Toole & O'Sullivan)
> >which shouldn't turn into OToole & OSullivan)   Only " quotes strings,
> >' is just a character.
> Thanks for your comments.
> What you say is completely correct according to the RFC.  But look at
> the following headers from a message in my inbox:
>    To: "'C Mummert'" <address@hidden>
>    X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook, Build 10.0.4510

How about treating "'stuff'" as quoted instead of treating " and '

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