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Re: lists.debian.org vs google groups

On 2006-04-03, Pascal Hakim penned:
> There have been a number of discussions about that. The main issue
> with that so far, is that the @ sign is used by a number of
> different programs to indicate things that aren't email address. We
> don't want to mangle arch/baz archive names, we don't want to mangle
> perl or PHP code that's posted to the list and so on.

I'm having trouble envisioning this as a huge problem.  At some point,
whatever converts the mailing list to HTML had access to the headers,
so it seems like it would be pretty easy to only affect, say, the From


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