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Re: the right bug severity in case of data corruption

On 2012-11-29 01:50:55 +0100, Christoph Anton Mitterer wrote:
> It's like a serious flaw would have been found in gzip and people would
> say... oh don't complain... there's already the much better/newer bzip2
> or xz.

There's a major difference. mbox is buggy by design. Even though
mboxrd attempts to fix some problems, there are still MUA's that
would show the added ">" in the body (one problem is that they
can't detect reliably which mbox format is used).

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