[Kolab-devel] [issue2524] kmail: message window shows backslash for quoted-pairs

Thomas Arendsen Hein kolab-issues at intevation.de
Tue Mar 4 12:44:10 CET 2008

New submission from Thomas Arendsen Hein <thomas at intevation.de>:

Kontact Version 1.2.4 (enterprise 20080201.769476)
KDE personal information manager
(C) 2001-2004 The Kontact developers

Looking at an email having the following header:
From: "foo bar \[baz\]" <foo.bar at example.com>

In the message list the backslashes and quotes are not shown (good), but in the
message window the quotes and backslashes are still shown. At least the
backslashes have to be removed according to RFC2822:

   Where any quoted-pair appears, it is to be interpreted as the text
   character alone.  That is to say, the "\" character that appears as
   part of a quoted-pair is semantically "invisible".
   Semantically, neither the optional CFWS outside of the quote
   characters nor the quote characters themselves are part of the
   quoted-string; the quoted-string is what is contained between the two
   quote characters.  As stated earlier, the "\" in any quoted-pair and
   the CRLF in any FWS/CFWS that appears within the quoted-string are
   semantically "invisible" and therefore not part of the quoted-string

assignedto: till
messages: 13879
nosy: bernhard, bh, ludwig, osterfeld, thomas, till, vkrause
priority: bug
status: unread
title: kmail: message window shows backslash for quoted-pairs
topic: enterprise35, kde client
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