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Bug#544175: add_mail_brackets option wrong default and description



Package: mldonkey-server
Severity: minor
Tags: upstream

The add_mail_brackets option seems wrongly defined. It defaults to
false and the description says "Does your mail-server need <...>
around addresses", suggesting that it's a workaround. RFC 5321,
however, specifies that these brackets are required:

  4.1.2. Command Argument Syntax

  […]
  Reverse-path   = Path / "<>"
  Forward-path   = Path
  Path           = "<" [ A-d-l ":" ] Mailbox ">"
  […]

The default should thus be true and the description "set to false if
your mail server does not know how to handle angle-brackets around
addresses (RFC 5321)".

Ideally, the option should be removed and replaced with
"omit_mail_brackets", defaulting to false and with description "set
to true if your mail server does not implement RFC 5321 correctly
and cannot handle angle-brackets around addresses."

-- System Information:
Debian Release: squeeze/sid
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  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.31-rc3-amd64 (SMP w/1 CPU core)
Locale: LANG=en_GB, LC_CTYPE=en_GB.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash


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