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Re: [Nmh-workers] Request Deprecation of mts.conf's mmdelim1 and mmdelim

From: Jon Fairbairn
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Request Deprecation of mts.conf's mmdelim1 and mmdelim2.
Date: Mon, 22 May 2017 09:34:02 +0100
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Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> writes:

>>mts.conf(5) says these may be altered from their default.
>>    mmdelim1: \001\001\001\001\n
>>      The beginning-of-message delimiter for mail drops.
>>    mmdelim2: \001\001\001\001\n
>>      The end-of-message delimiter for mail drops.
>>This doesn't seem useful, if it ever was.  If someone has an oddly
>>formatted bunch of emails in a file then they can csplit(1) or similar
>>before feeding the results to nmh.
>>May it be removed from git now, or must it wait until 1.7 is released?
> I say get rid of it now; that's support for MMDF, right?  Maybe there
> are people out there still using MMDF, but I doubt they are still using
> nmh.

I use nmh and keep mmdf archives (produced by pack -mmdf). 

Jón Fairbairn                                 address@hidden

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