bug in gmail-notify

Mats Leif Moskopp leifmos at googlemail.com
Thu Oct 9 08:04:39 BST 2008

in this script we simply changed every "gmail.google.com" to
"mail.google.com". But we asked for a kind of tool or short script
which detects the system local and consequently the right setting
meets. (either gmail.google.com or mail.google.com)
mats & nils

2008/10/9 Michael Casadevall <sonicmctails at gmail.com>:
> I might be possible to simply change all instances of gmail to
> googlemail since US based accounts can use googlemail.com unless I'm
> misunderstanding the bug.
> Michael
> On Wed, Oct 8, 2008 at 5:47 PM, Caroline Ford
> <caroline.ford.work at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 2008/10/7 Mats Leif Moskopp <leifmos at googlemail.com>:
>>> Dear Mr. Grande,
>>> dear Mr. Winter,
>>> dear Ubuntu MOTU Developers!
>>> We found a bug in your package "gmail-notify" (version
>>> 1.6.1-3ubuntu2.1). The script "notifier.py" doesn't work for all
>>> german users, because in germany it's not allowed to call Google's
>>> mail service "gmail". Please replace all occurences of "gmail." within
>>> URLs with "mail." (by removing the letter "g") when the system locale
>>> is set to German.
>> Actually in the UK it's googlemail as well as google don't own the
>> right to the term gmail here.
>> This needs to be a bug report.
>> Caroline
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