Re: Tool for editing a message's subject line in place?

1998-11-19 05:09:32
At 23:08 18/11/98 -0500, Earl Hood wrote:
On November 18, 1998 at 15:09, Kevin Noonan wrote:

Does anyone have a tool for editing the subject line of a mail-message in
the archive? Such a tool would have to edit the the message file itself and
the links to and from the message in the following and previous messages as
well as the link to the message in each of the index files (there are places
I'm omitting, that's why I'm asking this question :-).

If use SUBJECTSTRIPCODE, you can avoid a post-processing step.  I.e.
Modify the subjects as MHonArc processes the messages.


Hi Earl,

I want to be able to easily correct erroneous subject-lines provided by
users. I have no way of knowing in advance what those corrections might have
to be. And the archival of our messages is done immediately the message is

Does anyone have a perl script for this purpose or should I roll my own?

Thanks for your help,

Kevin Noonan                    (desk 3B27, ext. 2182)
"Your legal concepts of property, expression, identity, movement, and
context do not apply to us. They are based on matter, there is no matter here."
- from "A Declaration of the Independence of Cyberspace", by JP Barlow.

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