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Re: [Nmh-workers] cleaning out the cobwebs

From: markus schnalke
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] cleaning out the cobwebs
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2010 19:27:44 +0100
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[2010-11-03 11:05] Lyndon Nerenberg <address@hidden>
> > Again, the stumbling block here is m_getfld.c and my not wanting Van 
> > Jacobson, his
> > children, and my children cursing me as per the comments.
> The day of the VAX is long gone, and with it, the need for this sort of
> bowing down to the necromancer.  When a piece of code gets this
> disgusting the best path forward is to throw it out and rewrite it.

> Here we disagree.  It's a waste of time commenting code that's just
> going to be ripped out.

Have you had a look into m_getfld.c?

Quoting: ``This module has a long and checkered history.''

Doesn't seem as if the code was so easy to write the first time. It
probably will not be the second time.


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