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From "Daniel Reinhardt" <crypto...@cryptodan.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] OT: Yahoo web mail
Date Sun, 05 Sep 2010 19:58:30 GMT
-----Original Message----- 
From: Doug McNutt
Sent: 05 September, 2010 18:10
To: users@httpd.apache.org
Subject: [users@httpd] OT: Yahoo web mail

Since January 2009 I have accumulated over 1000 messages to groups, that arrived 
with improper 0A (UNIX line ends without a preceding 0D) in the body of the 
message. In order to reply to such a message I have to remove them manually to 
avoid rejection by my SMTP server. It's a PITA.

I have tracked the problem down to Yahoo's web based email client. A bug has 
been filed with Yahoo on its internal Bugzilla system. Details of the indictment 
are at <http://macnauchtan.com/editorials/QuotedPrintable.html>.

I doubt that Yahoo is using apache but the issue does involve treatment of HTML 
forms as they are passed to a CGI interface. Does apache ever do anything to 
clean up line ends in forms delivered by a POST request as in a web mail site?

Please, off list replies to address in the link unless useful to other listers.

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Doug,

Just a quick question do you use HTML or Text / Only Emails with Yahoo?

Thanks,
Daniel


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