[pacman-dev] Fwd: [PATCH] rankmirrors: Add a --repo option to target a specific repo

Xavier Chantry chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Tue May 18 13:02:58 EDT 2010

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 4:22 PM, Xavier Chantry
<chantry.xavier at gmail.com> wrote:
> Uh, I didn't even know about about that gmail special feature "plus
> addressing". You didn't mention that, I thought you created another
> full account.
> I learned it there : http://www.php.net/manual/fr/ref.mail.php#70912
> I suppose gmail accounts cannot have + then ?
> So yeah it seems it's gmail smtp server that accepts name+foo address,
> but it drops the +foo part.
> And gmail web interface must do something special to talk to smtp server then.
> But you don't need a different address to filter messages from a
> mailing list. Or maybe you have other special needs.

Just a correction from Dan, since no one did before :
it's not a gmail special feature at all as the guy said in the above
link, it's actually a standard that some providers and mail servers
follow, and others violate.

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