[Mailman-Users] How about this for the error message?
The List Server Administrator at UNH
listadm at metaphor.unh.edu
Tue Mar 23 17:35:20 CET 1999
Christopher Petrilli recently posted (in part):
> I agree that it's obtrusive, but "oh by the way", the "defacto-standard"
> (which I believe Mailman follows, at least I've never gotten a complaint
> about it) is that signatures start with a double dash line, then
> carriage-return... al'la "--\n(.*)" Which means that it's getting
> confused where the "start" of your signature is... just so you know
> what's happening.
Actually I think the standard is that it is two hyphens followed
by a space followed by the end of the line: "-- \n"
I remember reading this years ago, but I don't remember where.
However I did an Internet search and found at least one site that
says this very thing:
But perhaps this is a very old standard that is quite frankly a bit
too subtle to ask today's average subscriber to adhere to.
The List Server Admin
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(currently Bill Costa)
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