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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by vsergu (505) on 2004.06.29 10:41 (#31981) Journal
    It's a problem with the mbox format [wikipedia.org]. Different programs seem to do the escaping and unescaping of "From " lines in the body in incompatible ways, so there's no guarantee you won't get stray greater-thans. Sometimes I rewrite or rewrap my message to avoid "From " at the start of a line. (Note that this has nothing to do with the "From:" header.)