On August 9, 2000 at 14:00, "SysAdmin, dte.net" wrote:
I've noticed when <spammode> is enabled, the 'Reply-To' address is X'ed out,
but not the 'In-Reply-To' address. I have a chaser script that I run
occasionally to remove ALL email addresses anyway, but I was wondering why
<spammode> doesn't take care of 'In-Reply-To'.
From my experience, In-Reply-To contains a message-id and not a
user's email address. In-Reply-To is checked by mhonarc when
Now, I do not know if there is an RFC documenting In-Reply-To.
Pointers welcome. I've relied on my experience with it since '88/89
when I first starting using email.
I have noticed that newer mail user agents tend to not deal with
In-Reply-To in the manner I am familiar with, including agents
that mis-parse it for extracting the message-id. I've modified my
replcomps for MH/nmh (the MUA I use) to only list the message-id
in In-Reply-To since a particular agent (Eudora?) does not properly
ignore the string literal containing the message date when extracting
the message-id for reply/thread purposes.