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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Address list parser expects unfolded field body. Does that make sense?
Date Fri, 27 Nov 2009 13:37:34 GMT
Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> Markus et al
> 
> The address list parser currently chokes on folded field values that are 
> otherwise perfectly valid. That seems somewhat illogical to me. It 
> really took me a while to figure out what was wrong with the address 
> list until I stumbled upon a commend about the parser expecting unfolded 
> fields. The very cryptic exception message did not really help either.
> 
> What is the reason for this restriction? It is because folded values are 
> difficult to parse with jjtree? Should not we unfold field values 
> automatically prior to feeding them to the parser?
> 
> Oleg
> 

DelegatingFieldParser#parse method does not automatically unfold the 
field body, which actually seems like a bug to me. What is the expected 
behavior of this method?

Oleg

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