On Tuesday, May 27, 2003, at 21:11 Canada/Mountain, Ricky Buchanan wrote:
Idle curiosity: Why do you put the .*\< in brackets? Isn't that
totally a do-nothing thing, since brackets are only used in procmail
basically for presenting alternatives (like in the first quoted line)
and you're not presenting any alternatives.
the (.*\<) is superior to a straight .* for a number of reasons, all of
which have been done to death on the list
That was not my question. My question was what is the technical
Unless you are going to write (.*\<)? - in which case the brackets are
required - I don't see why you put them in.
Also, parentheses () are not brackets .
Go back to your Jargon File and look up "Commonwealth Hackish". I'm
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