Bug 59830 - importing addresses from pine
Summary: importing addresses from pine
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Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Dave Malcolm
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Reported: 2002-02-13 18:54 UTC by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:40 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-23 21:31:53 UTC
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2002-02-15 11:27 UTC, Tim Waugh
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Description Tim Waugh 2002-02-13 18:54:15 UTC
Description of Problem:
The import agent for getting addresses from a Pine address book sometimes
creates entries like:

Full name: First Last
Primary Email: "first last" <first.last@domain.com>

When sending email to that contact, it is formed like this:

First Last <"First Last" <first.last@domain.com> >

which obviously isn't what we want. :-)

The 'primary email' field should just be first.last@domain.com in this instance.

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-02-13 19:26:53 UTC
If this only happens sometimes, do you have some pine addressbook entries that
exhibit it so I can beat on it a little?

Comment 2 Tim Waugh 2002-02-15 11:27:43 UTC
Created attachment 45785 [details]
Try this entry.

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2003-07-28 22:53:10 UTC
Is this better in newer versions?

Comment 4 Tim Waugh 2003-07-29 08:00:28 UTC
I'm afraid I have no idea.

Comment 5 Dave Malcolm 2004-09-20 23:10:05 UTC
Sorry this bug has gone for so long without activity.

Relevant code appears to be in
evolution/mail/importers/pine-importer.c; it loads the file ~/.addressbook

I had a go at stepping through the import in the evolution-2.0.0 code;
currently it entirely fails to parse your attachment, leading to no
contacts being created.

Do you have any more test data I can run on this?  Do you still care
about this bug?

Comment 6 Tim Waugh 2004-09-23 10:51:15 UTC
Sorry, no to both questions.

Comment 7 Dave Malcolm 2004-09-23 21:31:53 UTC
Resolving as DEFERRED since I've got plenty of higher-priority bugs to
work on :-(

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