[PATCH 04/10] bin/parsemail: fix wrong parsing of diff comments

Johannes Berg johannes at sipsolutions.net
Wed Aug 31 03:15:57 AEST 2016

On Tue, 2016-08-23 at 17:03 +0800, WEN Pingbo wrote:
> If the subject of a submission is prefixed by 'Re:', then it can't be
> a patch or cover letter.
Some (very stupid) email clients, I think some versions of Outlook or
Outlook Express, internationalize/localize the "Re:" string [1].

Should we attempt to handle that here as well?


[1] which leads to stupid prefixing when somebody I email with uses the
German version - "AW: Re: AW: Re: AW: Re: [...]" since it's not even
smart enough to detect the "Re:" and replace it with "AW:" or similar.

I have another thread here that just kept growing "AW:" since it *did*
remove the "Re:", but *didn't* find the existing "AW:" afterwards, that
was with "Microsoft Outlook 15.0".

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