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Re: [PATCH] Fix Subject when forwarding message with 2-line From

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix Subject when forwarding message with 2-line From
Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 18:58:32 +0200

> From: Mike Kupfer <mkupfer@alum.berkeley.edu>
> cc: emacs-devel@gnu.org
> Date: Sat, 27 Nov 2021 07:59:45 -0800
> Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > > From: Mike Kupfer <mkupfer@alum.berkeley.edu>
> > > Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2021 17:49:18 -0800
> > > 
> > > Hi, is the attached patch to MH-E eligible for emacs-28, or should it go
> > > into master?
> > 
> > I don't use MH-E, so I don't know how severe is the problem.  Can you
> > tell?
> I think the argument for fixing it now is this: if the user doesn't
> notice the problem and fix it before pressing C-c C-c, the attempt to
> forward can fail (e.g., get bounced by the mail server) because of the
> messed-up headers, and the user might have a hard time figuring out what
> happened.
> On the other hand, I think 2-line From headers are fairly rare.  I don't
> think I've ever hit this bug.  Lester (the person thanked in the
> changeset comment) reported seeing it "once in awhile".  It's been on
> the MH-E bug list (on SourceForge) since 2012.

Mmm... I guess it's okay to do this on the release branch.  Thanks.

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