[CentOS] Anyone know why this wouldn't be valid mbox format?

Preston Crawford me at prestoncrawford.com
Fri Oct 14 15:35:52 UTC 2005

On Fri, 14 Oct 2005, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:

> Quoting Preston Crawford <me at prestoncrawford.com>:
>> Trying to get my wife's emails out of a proprietary format and into mbox
>> for use on our local box. Doing some major file munging. In a test email
>> the following doesn't work. (forgetting dates, email addresses, etc.)
>> From heraddress at herdomain.com Wed Oct  10 11:50:44 2005 -0700
>> From heraddress at herdomain.com Wed Oct  9 11:50:44 2005 -0700
>> This is just me munging files and trying them in Pine.
>> Any idea why the first doesn't work and the second does?
> I guess it is the amount of spaces that confuses pine.  Being lazy to check 
> what

Thanks to both of you guys. That's exactly what was going on. You learn 
something everyday. Now I know what makes mbox mbox, I guess. A set number 
of characters on that line in the date portion. Now I know what I need to 
do, hopefully, to get those files of my wife's working. Thanks.


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