MAILBOX_FORMAT_NETNEWS - is it actually needed?
murch at andrew.cmu.edu
Wed Jul 7 22:04:24 EDT 2010
I think its some legacy cruft. I have never used it in any code that I
have written. It probably can be removed.
Bron Gondwana wrote:
> I've just been searching through the sourcecode trying to find any
> evidence that MAILBOX_FORMAT_NETNEWS actually changes how anything
> It looks like it's used in charset_searchfile and charset_extractfile
> and asserted in a couple of places that don't seem to make heaps of
> sense to me - things like being unable to find the filename for the
> file, and not copying the cache record when copying messages between
> Does anyone remember why it's done this way, and if it's still needed?
> It would be nice to be able to simplify...
Carnegie Mellon University
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