[darcs-users] sorry for the recent '(no subject)' noise
Stephen J. Turnbull
turnbull at sk.tsukuba.ac.jp
Thu Oct 1 01:22:09 UTC 2009
Eric Kow writes:
> Nicolas and I had an offline discussion about issue1627 when we realised
> that we were actually meaning for it to be online. I *think* Nicolas
> bounced the messages to the list so that everybody could see them (which
> was good),
What happened is that he (or his software) included the From_
separator from a Unix mbox file in the SMTP DATA. Any moderately
conformant receiver will interpret that as "oh, this mail has no
header", and you get the result you see.
> but that somehow this did not play nicely with the mailing
> list software. Unfortunately, I'm not at all clear on the technical
> details. If somebody knows more about Mailman and why this is a no-no,
> I'd be glad to hear about it :-)
It has nothing to do with Mailman, but rather (ab)use of a MUA.
Probably the one that identifies itself as "Sup/git".
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