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Re: 2821bis and address rewriting

2007-11-20 17:57:53
On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 19:02:01 EST, Hector Santos said:

Dave Crocker wrote:

Almost makes one wish that real bounce messages were distinguished by 
something other than the 2821.mailfrom address...

Isn't this already done by most systems via the x822.From header address 
user part having mainly 'mailer-daemon'?

Yes, but that's a layering issue - you really *don't* want to have to poke
around in the 822 headers to find a 821-style return address (especially
since if you *do* that sort of grovelling, you will almost certainly Do The
Wrong Thing if you ever get a bounce with an 822-From *other* than 

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