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Re: [ietf-smtp] broken signatures, was Curious

2020-07-22 13:57:25
Also, can we return to the bit you snipped out?

What problem is addressed by removing junk mail headers?

Given that our time is limited, I would prefer not to spin our wheels on non-problems.


   > In article <6464.1595370330@localhost> you write:
   >> If the message goes through "mailman" or some other processor, then it 
   >> like it ought to rip pretty much every X-FOO out.  The rest of them ought 
   >> be known headers at the time the processor was written, and it ought to
   >> either know what they are, or it does not, in which case, it shouldn't 
   >> on things it does not know about.

   > That's not gpod advice. The point of the mystery headers is to tell
   > what happened to the message during its trip, and the part of the trip
   > before it hit the list manager is as important as the part after. When
   > I'm trying to figure out why something undesirable leaked through the
   > list manager, I need the original headers to figure out what happened.

Right. You need the standard "Received:" lines, which would be a known
header at this point, so it would remain.

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