rra at stanford.edu
Thu Mar 8 14:36:51 PST 2001
Andrew Gierth <andrew at erlenstar.demon.co.uk> writes:
> actually, it's not. INN-CURRENT contains a wildmat routine that includes
> support for ',','!' and '@', but it does not in fact make use of it in a
> way that conforms with the proposed text. In particular, commands like
> NEWNEWS that previously worked with a comma-delimited list still split
> the supplied pattern on ',' characters without regard for quoting.
This will have changed by the INN 2.4.0 release, which I'm hoping to get
out sometime this summer.
> It's partly NEWNEWS that concerns me. (INN still treats NEWNEWS as a
> second-class citizen, I don't.)
INN hasn't really treated NEWNEWS as a second-class citizen since 2.3.0.
> well, INN-CURRENT seems to have quietly changed the meaning of XPAT such
> that commas are now used for alternation; that means that there are now
> even more incompatible implementations than previously (at least four
XPAT needs work in INN-CURRENT.
Russ Allbery (rra at stanford.edu) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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