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Re: TECH: the *very* old archives

From:Tim May <butsuri@...>
Date:Sunday, August 14, 2005, 15:14
Carsten Becker wrote at 2005-08-14 16:51:06 (+0200)
 > Hey!
 > Like many others of you certainly already have, I am
 > downloading the *very* old archives at the moment (1991-97)
 > and adjust them so that I can import them into OE6. Besides
 > that some messages are just weird because they have
 > corrupted "Date:" or "From:" tags (sometimes in the same
 > line as some other tag, which causes problems), what are
 > those addresses with bangs (!) and percents (%)? For
 > example, John Cowan's mails all include a line
 > "lock60!snark!cowan@gvls1.VFL.Paramax.COM
 > <mailto:lock60%21snark%21cowan@...>".

I believe that's what you call a "bang path", a UUCP mail address.