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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [Patch] Underscores in 'make-archive' e-mail

From: David Allouche
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] [Patch] Underscores in 'make-archive' e-mail
Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2004 17:24:26 +0100
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On Tue, Mar 23, 2004 at 11:26:58PM +0100, Robin Farine wrote:
> Frithjof Engel wrote:
> >-#define char_is_alnum_or_dash(c) (char_is_alnum (c) || (c == '-'))
> >+#define char_is_alnum_or_dash(c) (char_is_alnum (c) || (c == '-') || (c 
> >== '_'))
> > 
> >
> Mmm, currently valid host names must not contain an underscore, which 
> this patch makes possible. Jean's fix seems more correct if we assume 
> that the first part of an archive name has the syntax of an e-mail address.
> But I just noticed that tla accepts "address@hidden" as an archive name, 
> so maybe the first part of a correct archive name is not strictly 
> restricted to valid e-mail addresses?

According to Johannes patch to PyArch (and my few personal tests), tla
accepts archive names of the form:


Which is a far more lenient than <valid-email>--stuff

If this is, or will become, incorrect, please tell us so PyArch can be

                                                            -- ddaa

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