Bug#800114: RFA: libtext-header-perl -- RFC 822/2068 header and unheader functions
Description-en: RFC 822/2068 header and unheader functions
This module provides two new functions, header and unheader,
which provide general-purpose RFC 822 header construction and parsing.
They do not provide any intelligent defaults of HTTP-specific methods.
They are simply aimed at providing an easy means to address the
mechanics of header parsing.
The output style is designed to mimic CGI.pm and HTTP::Headers,
so that users familiar with these interfaces will feel at home with
If somebody wants to pick up libtext-header-perl, that'd be great. It's
not particularly much used (popcon has 23 installations), but I don't
use it any more and don't particularly care for it. Its packaging
surely needs updating, since it hasn't received any attention for a long
If nobody picks this up in a reasonable time frame, I'll just ask for it
to be removed.
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are