Ticket 151 - strip leading '-' for mailcap sanitize

Eike Rathke list at erack.de
Fri Jun 21 20:03:23 UTC 2019


Hi Kevin,

On Friday, 2019-06-21 12:20:28 -0700, Kevin J. McCarthy wrote:

> Just to be clear, the ticket is actually advocating for sanitizing the
> leading "-", into "_" as other unsafe characters are.  I further wonder if
> we should just remove "-" from the whitelist rather than adding a special
> case for it.

I would not like to have all '-' replaced by '_' in attachments
(specifically I personally use '-' instead of '_' except when I need
some differentiation). It may also complicate things if for some reason
the file name is mentioned or referenced elsewhere and not identical.

I'd rather much prefer to treat a leading '-' as a special case here.

  Eike

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