[antispam-f] Re: Tab in 'From:'

  • From: Mark J <Mark@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: antispam@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 19:09:37 +0100

In message <46a2fc7c4e.Dave@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
          Dave Barnett <as10@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> In a recent message           Harriet Bazley 
> <lists@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On 27 Oct 2006 as I do recall,
> [...]
> > 
> > I was going to simply use MID$(h$,6), since the length of "From:" is
> > known, but I thought it might come in handy to be able to apply the same
> > rule to other headers some time....
> > 
> Although I am not yet using your rule, I have seen 'tab' at the start 
> of 'Subject'.  But beware, 'tab' in the middle of 'Subject' means no 
> worse than M$ Muppet.
> A similar effect to leading 'tab' can also be given by a string of 
> leading spaces, but I ISTR having a rule for that some time ago.

- which brings me back to my particular hobby-horse, that senders have
a responsibility not to use damn-fool subjects :-)

Why should /anybody/ want to use TABs or multiple Spaces in a

TABs or Spaces are, er, a waste of space...

E.Mark Jolliffe

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