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Re: Adding email address support to thingatpt.el.

From: Karl Fogel
Subject: Re: Adding email address support to thingatpt.el.
Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2007 12:49:52 -0800
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"Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
> I haven't followed all of this, and I have no special knowledge of this. It
> sounds as if:
> - The spec allows stuff that most people don't use, and that many people and
> programs try to interpret as delimiters.
> - If the code fits the spec completely, then many users would be
> inconvenienced.
> - If the code doesn't fit the spec completely, then some people will
> complain and file bugs.
> Why not have the code do both, with a user option to choose the behavior you
> want? Then pick the default value of the option to inconvenience the fewest
> users.

Sounds like the best plan to me, given that we must compromise between
opposing needs here.

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