possible tabbing mis-conception?

Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jan 30 09:28:24 GMT 2004

At 01:00 30/01/2004, you wrote:
>I somehow got the idea that .rules files need to be tab-delimited. But,
>now I'm wondering if that is actually only needed in
>Can someone provide me some clarity on that?

It is only needed in file(type|name).rules.conf. Those files contain data
including spaces, and therefore cannot be space-separated. So they have to
be tab-separated.

All other files will handle any sort of white space you care to use.
Julian Field
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