forum <-> ML gateway
mdounin at mdounin.ru
Sun Apr 25 05:19:41 MSD 2010
On Sat, Apr 24, 2010 at 09:59:46AM -0400, Jim Ohlstein wrote:
> On 4/24/10 9:18 AM, Maxim Dounin wrote:
> >Here is recent example I've happen to find in russian mailing
> >list. Forum thread:
> >And here is coresponding one in mailing list archive (with 4 extra
> The four "extra" messages are there. They were placed in separate threads.
> This is a known issue with parsing non-Latin characters. It doesn't
> happen often in English forum, if ever, and only occasionally in the
> Russian forum. Since I don't read the Russian mailing list/forum, I
I don't really understand how parsing non-Latin characters is
related to threading. It should be done based on matching
Message-Id and In-Reply-To/References headers, which are
If it's done based on Subject for some unknown reason - it should
be just changed to do correct Message-Id/In-Reply-To matching
> >And in some cases messages are actually available in forum but
> >disappear after reply in forum.
> Sorry Maxim, but this is impossible. A post can only "disappear" if
> it is specifically deleted by myself. Sometimes *new* posts and
Here it is:
The following message was there (and was replied by Sergey in the
same forum thread), but disappeared after reply:
Here is Sergey's reply:
And here is his question ("Strange, your previous post
p.s. And, BTW, another problem which may be seen in the same
thread and very annoying: forum-to-maillist gateway skips things
like "[alert]" while they are happily rendered in the forum itself.
In extreme cases it munges regexps posted via forum to something
different but still valid.
Most likely it tries to skip bbcodes, but looks like it does it
wrong and this causes more harm than good. Could you please
either fix it or just switch off this bbcode removal?
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