[linux-elitists] why doesn't from mes sup mutt

Ruben Safir ruben@mrbrklyn.com
Sun Nov 4 01:32:08 PDT 2007

On Sun, Nov 04, 2007 at 06:39:05PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
> <quote who="Ruben Safir">
> > why doesn't
> > 
> > From ruben@uhaul.org
> > 
> > mess up mutt?
> > 
> > Ruben
> "I write code with very a very minimal number of security issues." - Ruben
> Safir

Thanks Jeff.  Since the standard for mboxes is not etched in stone the question remained.
And I'm actually trying to break some code at the moment and see if I can make someone elses
software trip.

How about this, if you like the question better, how does mutt recoknise seperate messages.
Evidently, from looking at the code, it needs a 

>From name@something.com Date:Time

The wiki I'm looking at seems a lot less secure than mutt.


> - Jeff
> -- 
> linux.conf.au 2008: Melbourne, Australia        http://lca2008.linux.org.au/
>      Broken hearts rarely come with "Some Assembly Required" stickers.
> _______________________________________________
> linux-elitists mailing list
> linux-elitists@zgp.org
> http://allium.zgp.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/linux-elitists

http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software

So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world  - RI Safir 1998

http://fairuse.nylxs.com  DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002

"Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"

"The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own society."

"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt.  I guess you missed that one."

© Copyright for the Digital Millennium

More information about the linux-elitists mailing list