On August 15, 2001 at 16:28, Lloyd Lim wrote:
The maillist.html of the archive I was experimenting with now looks
$$<$!$D$O$C$T$Y$P$E$ $H$T$M$L$ $P$U$B$L$I$C$ $"$-$/$/$W$3$C$/$/$D$T$D$
$H$T$M$L$/$/$E$N$"$>$ $<$h$t$m$l$>$ $<$h$e$a$d$>$
This output occurs because of the following setting in your
This basically blanked out the pattern that is used for expanding
resource variables. I leave it as an excersice for those who
know Perl on the why the blank pattern causes the above behavior
(hint, check the documentation on the `split' operator).
The ultimate fix is on the user's side since this resource affects
internal processing and is difficult, if not impossible, to auto-verify
if the setting will cause problems. To protect against a blank setting,
the next version of MHonArc will only honor the VARREGEX resource
setting if it is non-blank. The docs for VARREGEX will also have
a more verbose warning about the using the resource.