Closed Bug 217892 Opened 16 years ago Closed 9 years ago
Problem canceling news-messages when using non-ASCII-characters in long names ("From:"- Header)
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.4) Gecko/20030624 Normally I use a quite long name in newsgroups, which is André "THamTHon" Helbig and Andre.Helbig@fem.tu-ilmenau.de as Emailadress. When I post a message with these values I get the follwing "From"-line in my news-article: From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?=22Andr=E9_=5C=22THamTHon=5C=22_Helbig=22?= <Andre.Helbig@fem.tu-ilmenau.de> (The From-line is wrapped in 2 lines) If I try to cancel this Message I get "This message does not appear to be from you..." If I use a shorter name with non-ASCII-characters or a longer name without non-ASCII-charcters, this problem does not occur. For example: "André Helbig" results in From: =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Andr=E9_Helbig?= <Andre.Helbig@fem.tu-ilmenau.de> as the From-line. If I use a very long name without non-ASCII-Characters the From-Line is also not wrapped and i can normally cancel the message. Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. Use a long Name with non-ASCII-Characters like "André "THamTHon" Helbig" in your Identity 2. Post a message to a newsgroup 3. Try to cancel this message Actual Results: You get an error-message that the message does not appear to be from you and the message cannot be canceled. Expected Results: I think Mozilla should cancel the message ;)
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still the same problem in thunderbird 1.0.6 :(
sorry for the spam. making bugzilla reflect reality as I'm not working on these bugs. filter on FOOBARCHEESE to remove these in bulk.
Assignee: sspitzer → nobody
This issue still not fixed in 2.0.4.
WFM on Linux 188.8.131.52pre, with name =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Joshua_Cranmer=D8?= . Soliciting further requests for confirmations.
Actually, not sure whether or not it works, since Giganews appears not to allow canceling. But no error-message pops up, which is what the OP explicitly mentioned.
Filter on "Nobody_NScomTLD_20080620"
QA Contact: stephend → networking.news
I just checked this issue in 184.108.40.206 again. It still doesn't allow canceling of messages, if the from-Field is in the format, which is described above.
(In reply to comment #8) > I just checked this issue in 220.127.116.11 again. It still doesn't allow canceling > of messages, if the from-Field is in the format, which is described above. Do you get an error message, though?
Yes.. I get an Error-Message, that the Posting does not appear to be from me and that i am not allowed to cancel this posting.
duping forward to confirmed bug 390721
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Closed: 9 years ago
Resolution: --- → DUPLICATE
Duplicate of bug: 390721
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