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Re: [Nmh-workers] post ignores extra commas

From: norm
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] post ignores extra commas
Date: Sat, 17 Jun 2017 07:02:42 -0700

David Levine <address@hidden> writes:
>Norm wrote:
>> post (or maybe send) ignores extra commas before, between, after, or
>> instead of addresses.
>It is post, specifically the hand-crafted address parser in sbr/mf.c.
>> I don't know whether this feature is intended or not, but I hope it stays.
>I think it's a potentially useful feature, because it allows, say,
>drafts to be templates that have address fields which are filled in
>by a script.  If a From: ends up with no addresses, or there are no
>To:, Cc:, Bcc:, or Dcc: addresses, post will notice and refuse to
>deliver the message.

I find it to be more than little useful in simplifying scripts. I hope that
the feature stays, even though it's undocumented.

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