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Re: Stopping www4mail command parser

From: ONIME EHIMIKA OHIREIME <onime@ictp.trieste.it>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 1999 15:53:07 +0100 (MET)
To: Steve Song <ssong@idrc.ca>
cc: www4mail-comments@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.GSO.3.96.990309152713.8572D-100000@sv4>
On Tue, 9 Mar 1999, Steve Song wrote:

> Looks fine to me although I confess I have never seen the 'spaces' or
> 'TABs' as message terminators but I defer to Rolf long experience with
> Getweb.   For me the big one is the 'end' command so that people can
> voluntarily terminate their requests.
> 

Hi Steve,
The spaces and the TABS idea from some signatures that are graphical in
nature. They have some space and then some fancy characters, on the next
line they have less space & more characters....
It goes on.
Your signature is a good example of the last type (multiple characters)
;-)

Clement

> Cheers... Steve
> 
> At 04:48 AM 99/03/09 , www-email-discuss-request@w3.org wrote:
> >
> >Okay after checking with Getweb, I have come up with the following lists
> >of end commands
> >
> >TAG			COMMENT
> >===============================
> >--			First & only word on line
> >end			First & only word on the line
> >regards,		First & only word on the line
> >cheers,			First & only word on the line
> >--- Pegasus		First phrase on the line
> >_____			Five or more such characters
> >=====			Five or more such characters begining a line
> >-----			Five or more such charcaters beginning a line
> >*****			Five or more such characters beginning a line
> >spaces			9 or more consecutive space characters 
> >TAB			6 or more tab characters followed by any character
> >			any character sequence with 30 or more of 
> >			the same characters starting the line 
> >
> >e.g ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >
> >
> >Any additions or subtractions to this list?
> >
> 
> 
> 
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