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From Aaron Bannert <aa...@clove.org>
Subject Re: MBOX url format
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2001 16:56:12 GMT
On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 09:45:41AM -0700, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 20, 2001 at 08:43:46AM -0700, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> > Just for the record, this URL was produced from the Location: bar from
> > my browser. The URLs generated from mod_mbox appear to be properly escaped
> > for the < and > cases. For some reason my Netscape chose to unescape it.
> > Could be a Netscape bug, or could be something we're doing that makes
> > Netscape want to unescape it for display in the Location: bar.
> > 
> > I think I mentioned this before, but we may want to just parse out and
> > remove the < and >'s from the MessageIDs, assuming all MessageIDs have
> > them. (I'm just suggesting, not volunteering :)
> 
> % mozilla --version
> Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:0.9.4) Gecko/20010914, build 2001091501
> 
> Pasted from Mozilla's Location bar:
> 
> http://www.apachelabs.org/apache-mbox/200109.mbox/%3c9CF6FAED416EA043A968ED643E1371950C4D00@prima-exc01.cidadei.com.br%3e
> 
> % netscape --version
> Netscape 4.78/U.S., 25-Jun-01; (c) 1995-2000 Netscape Communications Corp.
> 
> Pasted from Netscape's Location bar:
> 
> http://www.apachelabs.org/apache-mbox/200109.mbox/%3c9CF6FAED416EA043A968ED643E1371950C4D00@prima-exc01.cidadei.com.br%3e
> 
> If you would like to go through and normalize the Message-IDs by
> removing the <>s, you would have to be my guest.  =)
> 
> I'll warn you that it makes the parsing harder to perform if you 
> make it different than what the actual Message-ID MIME header 
> value is.  -- justin


Relax, nobody's saying mod_mbox is broken.

Like I said, it's probably my Netscape (v4.75).

-aaron

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