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Russ Allbery rra at stanford.edu
Wed Jul 3 15:58:40 UTC 2002


Katsuhiro Kondou <Katsuhiro_Kondou at isc.org> writes:

> There could be some approaches to fix this.  The easiest way is to drop
> heading white spaces including \r\n.  This will be done by TrimSpaces(),
> but it means all such headers will be reformatted like so(all heading
> spaces in header will be deleted from posted article) in the spool.  I
> think nnrpd should not do.  Rather, like innd, nnrpd should keep
> tracking where the body of the header begins, and such white spaces
> should not be dropped from real article.  But this means, I guess, some
> rewriting of the code will be needed.  How do other people think?

I think you have the analysis exactly right.  nnrpd just needs to be
smarter about how it parses article headers so that it can support that
sort of continuation header, which I'm pretty sure is allowed by the
standard.

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