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Re: [Nmh-workers] Thoughts: header/address parsing

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] Thoughts: header/address parsing
Date: Sun, 17 Aug 2014 23:56:09 -0400

>1) Instead of callers allocating the space for the fmt_scan()
>   output, have fmt_scan() do it.  Callers would pass a **char
>   instead of a char array and be responsible for free'ing the
>   space when they're done.
>2) fmt_scan() would use some function of width as the initial
>   size of the space and realloc by 2X as needed.
>3) To not break existing user scripts, width would continue to
>   include the trailing newline.  Add support for an optional
>   profile setting to not include the trailing newline.
>4) Add support for 0 width indicating infinite width.

This all seems reasonable to me.


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