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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: patch logs not rfc(2)822 compatible

From: Miles Bader
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: patch logs not rfc(2)822 compatible
Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 06:39:21 -0400
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On Sat, May 29, 2004 at 02:36:39PM +0800, Cameron Patrick wrote:
> RFC 822 also requires the presence of a From: field and To:/Cc:/Bcc:
> fields.  Patch logs don't contain these now and I don't see why they
> should in future.  Perhaps we shouldn't be claiming RFC 822 compliance
> at all?

Yeah.  When non-mail-related stuff claims to use `RFC 822 syntax' they almost
always mean just the abstract header syntax, not the actual selection or
contents of the headers.

"Though they may have different meanings, the cries of 'Yeeeee-haw!' and
 'Allahu akbar!' are, in spirit, not actually all that different."

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