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Re: [Nmh-workers] handling of long header lines by pick (bug #15215)

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] handling of long header lines by pick (bug #15215)
Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2012 01:50:45 -0500

>The bug notes that leaving all of the leading whitespace on
>continuation lines intact is inconsistent with what mh-format
>does, which is to collapse into a single space.

mh-format is a bit ... weird, and TECHNICALLY it only does that on (most)
string output.  I don't think what we do there should necessarily apply
in pick.

>But I think we
>should leave this as-is in pick.  It's consistent with its man
>page and the RFC, I think.  And it's easy enough to work around
>with a regexp, as noted in the Debian bug.  Thoughts?

Fine with me.


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