[PATCH 2 of 6] mq: code simplification/beautification in updateheader

Martin Geisler mg at lazybytes.net
Tue Aug 11 16:16:14 CDT 2009

"Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at anciens.enib.fr> writes:

> On Tuesday 11 August 2009 00:05:12 Martin Geisler wrote:
>> I'm not an expert on the mq code, but I think the old code was
>> necessary: it updates *all* comments that begin with *any* of the
>> prefixes. So a call like
>>   self.updateheader(['From: ', '# User '], user)
>> will update both the email-like header and the patch header.
> Yes, indeed; that's what the current code does. But is it possible
> that both fields be present in the same patch? From what I understood,
> only one of them could be present.

Okay, I didn't know that, I was just unsure if the change in
functionality was done on purpose.

Martin Geisler

VIFF (Virtual Ideal Functionality Framework) brings easy and efficient
SMPC (Secure Multiparty Computation) to Python. See: http://viff.dk/.
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