On 27 Feb 97 at 10:02, Dave Wolfe wrote:
> > Because obviously characters like @, :, " etc. are not allowed.
> > And I like f.i. to add an e-mail adres like email@example.com.
> > When I escape them (\@) the result in the output is \@ aswell:
> It depends on the context. Some multi-line values are regexes (e.g.
> taboo_*, (no)advertise) and others are just text (e.g. message_*).
> You're obviously confusing the distinction and trying to lump them all
> into one basket because they all involve "here documents" (multi-line
> values), a common attribute that's nothing more than coincidence.
You are right, I may have not been to clear...
My immediate question involves me wanting to put an e-mail adres (containing an
@) and some indicators (with ':') in 'message_footer'.
Using them plain-vanilla results in no footer shown at all, using them by
putting a '\' in front of them results in "\@" and "\:" showing up in the
I figured putting an e-mail address in the message_footer shouldn't be to
Or is it?
Thanks for your help,