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Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh internals: full MIME integration

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] nmh internals: full MIME integration
Date: Sat, 26 Jul 2014 19:53:01 -0400

>> pick may have changed a bit since the above version, but I still
>> shouldn't have to care how much whitespace continuation lines are
>> indented.  Shouldn't pick be matching against a logical view of a
>> single line, with `CRLF WS*' becoming a single space?

Yeah, I agree with you there.

>I would really like to see this, too.  But, since there is no definition
>of what a "canonicalized" header might look like, we would need to
>proceed very carefully in defining the semantics around this.  Header
>parsing is riddled with corner cases and rat holes ...

Well, since this is terra nullius I think we're free to do whatever we
want.  I think in the general sense of matching a generic header, the
semantics of header folding are clear.


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