Jonathan Nieder wrote:
> line) instead of buf[i] is a whitespace character. So for example, it
> confuses the following for a well-formed RFC2822 footer:
Luckily it doesn't, since the final continuation line is not followed
by whitespace. I should have said:
"... is a whitespace character. The result is that any
footer with a continuation line is not accepted, since the last
continuation line neither starts with an RFC2822 field name nor is
followed by a continuation line.
That this has remained broken for so long is good evidence that nobody
actually needed multiline fields. Rip out the broken continuation
No functional change intended."
I have no excuse, since you explained this all out loud to me a couple of
months ago. :) Sorry for the nonsense.
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