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Edit report at http://pear.php.net/bugs/bug.php?id=17178&edit=1

ID: 17178
Updated by: alec@alec.pl
Reported By: programmer at protech1inc dot com
Summary: Mail_RFC822::parseAddressList does not accept
RFC-valid group syntax
-Status: Open
+Status: Closed
Type: Bug
Package: Mail
Operating System: Linux
Package Version: 1.2.0
PHP Version: 5.2.6
-Assigned To:
+Assigned To: alec
-Roadmap Versions:
+Roadmap Versions: 1.2.1
New Comment:

-Status: Open
+Status: Closed
-Assigned To:
+Assigned To: alec
-Roadmap Versions:
+Roadmap Versions: 1.2.1
This bug has been fixed in SVN.

If this was a documentation problem, the fix will appear on pear.php.net
by the end of next Sunday (CET).

If this was a problem with the pear.php.net website, the change should
be live shortly.

Otherwise, the fix will appear in the package's next release.

Thank you for the report and for helping us make PEAR better.




Previous Comments:
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[2010-03-02 10:32:32] doconnor

Added #patch bug:17178;patch:potentialfix;revision:1267525952;.

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[2010-03-02 10:27:43] doconnor

http://svn.php.net/viewvc/pear/packages/Mail/trunk/Mail/RFC822.php?view=markup#l489

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[2010-03-02 10:21:41] doconnor

-Status: Feedback
+Status: Open
Oops, I should read that much more carefully.

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[2010-03-02 10:19:33] doconnor

-Status: Open
+Status: Feedback
Alright, I'm confused - where's the explicit bit?

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[2010-03-02 10:18:51] doconnor

6.2.6. MULTIPLE MAILBOXES

An individual may have several mailboxes and wish to receive
mail at whatever mailbox is convenient for the sender to
access. This standard does not provide a means of specifying
"any member of" a list of mailboxes.

A set of individuals may wish to receive mail as a single unit
(i.e., a distribution list). The <group> construct permits
specification of such a list. Recipient mailboxes are speci-
fied within the bracketed part (":" - ";"). A copy of the
transmitted message is to be sent to each mailbox listed.
This standard does not permit recursive specification of
groups within groups.

While a list must be named, it is not required that the con-
tents of the list be included. In this case, the <address>
serves only as an indication of group distribution and would
appear in the form:

name:;

Some mail services may provide a group-list distribution
facility, accepting a single mailbox reference, expanding it
to the full distribution list, and relaying the mail to the
list's members. This standard provides no additional syntax
for indicating such a service. Using the <group> address
alternative, while listing one mailbox in it, can mean either
that the mailbox reference will be expanded to a list or that
there is a group with one member.



Read more: http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc822.html#ixzz0h0eWgFvv

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