Subject: Re: Negative usage and libc-client parsing
Date: Tuesday 15th November 2005 20:36:36 UTC (over 11 years ago)
On Tue, 15 Nov 2005, John Morrissey wrote: > Yes, I would also rather avoid trying to convince Courier's maintainer to > change this. :-) > Would a patch be accepted that detected negative usage and reported zero in > that case while still using strtoul() to achieve the full range of an RFC > 2087 number? Zero is the de facto result of negative usage, and it would > avoid throwing an error. It's almost cliched to say, but this would make > libc-client more liberal in what it accepts, without impacting compliant > implementations. I don't want to do this by default, but the attached patch will do this if you specify "/loser" in the mailbox name. You need to use "/loser" with Courier servers anyway. -- Mark -- http://staff.washington.edu/mrc Science does not emerge from voting, party politics, or public debate. Si vis pacem, para bellum.