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Re: [nmh-workers] FSF is changing Mailman list settings unless you opt o

From: Michael Richardson
Subject: Re: [nmh-workers] FSF is changing Mailman list settings unless you opt out (fwd)
Date: Sun, 29 Sep 2019 21:16:56 -0400

Ken Hornstein <address@hidden> wrote:
    >> to my scan arguments, and it's close, but not yet what I want.
    >> Ideally, I just want what's in <> of the List-Id:, and I'd be happy with 
    >> first 16 characters only.  But I can't see a way to get that.  So I'd 
    >> for the last 16 bytes of the entire header, but I can't get that either.

    > Hmmm.  I just looked at regcomp()/regexec(), and it sure seems pretty easy
    > to make a format function that could do a regular expression substitution
    > on the str register.  Like ...

    > %(void{list-id})%(regsub /<\([^.]+\)/[\1]/)

    > Would do what you want, I'd think.  I can't promise that would appear soon
    > but it at least it doesn't seem hard.

yes, I think it would work.

if there was something to treat the header as From/To:-like (while not
insisting on presence of @) and just pull out whatever was in <>, if there
was something, that might actually work better, as if there is no "<", then
it would just return the string that was there.

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