Author eric.araujo
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Date 2010-07-17.14:35:57
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This behavior does not seem right to me:

parsing 'merwok'
 expected ('merwok', '')
 got      ('', 'merwok')

parsing 'merwok wok@rusty'
 expected ('', 'wok@rusty')
 got      ('', 'merwokwok@rusty')

(Generated with a small script just doing a loop and prints, not attached because boring.)

Are my expectations wrong? I don’t know if a string like “merwok” in my first example is a legal address in the relevant RFCs; Mark Sapiro replied in msg110556 that it could be consistent with most MUAs/MTAs.

I don’t know either if the folding done in the second example is okay; I’d like an exception here, or if parseaddr is designed to never fail, empty strings to indicate failure. I’m also okay with “garbage in, garbage out” as answer.
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