Dallman, thanks for this explanation. This has to do with the
"specialness" of MATCH in procmail; ie, MATCH is not an "ordinary"
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On Sat, 22 Feb 2003, Dallman Ross wrote:
Notice that there is no $ expansor at the beginning of the condition line.
Note, also, that one can leave out whitespace in recipes where doing so
does not confuse procmail's syntax parser. I would hazard to guess,
though it's only a guess, that
is identical to
* $ MATCH
and that the $, while unnecessary, wouldn't stop the condition
from working absent funny quoting issues.
We can do an experiment:
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