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sr #108691: %(addr{from}) fails to extract address

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 28 Nov 2014 08:50:59 PM UTC  
 
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Severity: 3 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Originator Email: -unavailable-Open/Closed: Open
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Fri 28 Nov 2014 08:50:59 PM UTC, original submission:

On the attached message, they gave their From: address as

From: hack.summit() <updates@hacksummit.org>

This is indeed a valid From: header, but it confuses the hell out of addr() and other nmh processing. For instance rcvdist pukes. My understanding of the RFC is that when there is <> stuff present, that should be used as the source of the address and not anything else that might be present.

I've attached the offending email message since it isn't private.

Anonymous

 

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file #32568:  msg.txt added by None (9KiB - text/plain)

 

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