Re: empty quoted strings and other oddities

kaih@khms.westfalen.de (Kai Henningsen) Tue, 08 October 2002 07:09 UTC

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blilly@erols.com (Bruce Lilly)  wrote on 03.10.02 in <3D9CD098.9010200@alex.blilly.com>om>:

> An MTA or MUA that does not handle [] well may indeed cause
> problems.  That might range from (multiple) DNS lookups of
> garbage, or malformed DNS lookups to a program crash.

How exactly would that happen? I cannot even imagine the chain of bugs  
(which would presumably be libc or resolver bugs, anyway) which would lead  
to that consequence.

MfG Kai