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From "Danny Angus" <da...@apache.org>
Subject RE: DO NOT REPLY [Bug 9669] - Embedded whitespace in To address field crashed James
Date Mon, 29 Jul 2002 07:48:57 GMT
> Rather
> these mailets should be getting the raw string headers of the message
> being forwarded (be it to the Postmaster or to the Sender), putting them
> into the message, and sending.  The exception being generated is the
> result of an exception when one of these headers is invalid - why should
> these mailets care if the headers are valid?

I can see this point now, that it should be OK to get the illegal raw header
for any other purpose than creating a mailheader from it.


> As I mention in the bug, a more serious problem is the hang/crash
> reported.  The Mailet API should be fairly bulletproof when it comes to
> exceptions.  I couldn't find an immediate reason why a hang/crash type
> behavior was being observed even when this exceptional condition was
> being triggered...

Quite.

d.


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