[Mailman-Developers] 2.1a4: outgoing messages lack 'Date:' header under qmail
Barry A. Warsaw
Tue, 8 Jan 2002 11:58:29 -0500
>>>>> "JRM" == Jason R Mastaler
>>>>> <email@example.com> writes:
JRM> When using SMTPDirect as the DELIVERY_MODULE on qmail
JRM> systems, messages are not sent with a 'Date:' header. Thus,
JRM> the receiving MTA will most likely add one, but this is sort
JRM> of confusing. RFC2822 also says this header must be present.
I think I've resisted this in the past because it confused some MTAs,
but I no longer remember the details. Plus RFC 2822 is clear on this
point and Mailman does strive to be RFC compliant.
JRM> I think Message.UserNotification.send() should also add a
JRM> 'Date' header just as it adds 'Message-ID' (which I'm glad to
JRM> see it now does!).
JRM> Accordingly, I've submitted a patch (#500670) to the patch
JRM> manager at sourceforge.
Thanks, I'll take a closer look later tonight.