[PATCH 04/10] bin/parsemail: fix wrong parsing of diff comments
dja at axtens.net
Wed Aug 31 10:04:13 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 .
> Should we attempt to handle that here as well?
>  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".
I suppose we could have a configurable list of these stored either in
code or in the database... Let's get basic Re: support in and then grow
it from there.
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