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Re: lists.debian.org vs google groups

On Mon, Apr 03, 2006 at 05:18:19PM -0600, Monique Y. Mudama wrote:
> 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
> header.

Some people leak headers into the body of their email.

For example, the first email in this month's archive:


I don't even want to know how the discussion got onto the topic of
fresh fruit.


Pascal Hakim                                          0403 411 672
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