Mailing List Message #6530
From: Patric Malm <>
Subject: Re: Account file format
Date: Thu, 13 Jul 2000 12:17:15 +0200
To: SIMS Discussions <>
On 7/13/00 at 11:08 +0200, Serge Belleudy-d'Espinose said:
This is an ugly BSD mailbox limitation and SIMS uses the standard
workaround for this: whenever a line in the received message body starts
with "From ", that line is preceded with ">". So mailbox parsing will work
ok, but this workaround may wreck digital signatures, if any were applied
to the message...

So I suppose this parsing is case sensitive? for test I'm processing a
mailbox which contains many body lines starting with 'from'.

Yes.  "From " is the email header mark.  not "from " or FrOm " or
antyhing else.

 From starts a new email.

^ that should get a > in front of it.

But if som user print:

"From a friend" on a line.. then we have problem again...

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