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Re: New mail-related routines

From: Alexander Pohoyda
Subject: Re: New mail-related routines
Date: 19 Oct 2004 20:37:39 +0200
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Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden> writes:

> > > + (if (or (search-forward (concat "\n" mail-header-separator "\n") to t)
> > > +         (search-forward "\n\n" to t))
> > 
> > This is less robust than what rfc822-goto-eoh uses, in the case where the
> > mail-header-separator is modified.
> Yes, you're right.  I'll reuse the original regexp from
> rfc822-goto-eoh, ...

There's a small problem with this approach.  In mbox file format,
messages start with "From blah-blah..", so the original
rfc822-goto-eoh stops at this line.

Wouldn't it be better to use pure "\n\n" as defined by RFC and to make
this a good general-purpose function?  I tend to this solution now.

Alexander Pohoyda <address@hidden>
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