Dallman asked Tibur,
The rest, though, I stand by, including the question about the
The blank space was to deal with procmail's stingy-to-the-left,
greedy-to-the-right matching when there's an extractor in the condition.
If the topmost header whose fieldname is matched by ^TO_ has a space
after the colon, as it almost always will,
will match up to the colon to ^TO_ and everything from the space onward
to .+, so Tibur hard-coded the space to the left of the extractor. Of
course, in the rare cases of a tab or no whitespace at all immediately
to the right of the colon, the line won't match the condition at all.
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