[Mailman-Users] Re: [Mailman-Users] Lack of RFC822 compliant date header
matthew at davin.ottawa.on.ca
Tue Jun 15 04:07:49 CEST 1999
<< qmail doesn't munge messages. If the messages arrive over SMTP, they
are assumed to be RFC-compliant (if they aren't RFC-compliant, why is the
SMTP client sending them??). >>
So either mailman needs to deliver locally (via qmail-inject) or
generate RFC 822 Date: headers.
I also notice that pipermail is broken. My original message is archived
in two pieces:
On Sat, 12 Jun 1999, Dan Busarow wrote:
> On Sat, 12 Jun 1999, Matthew Darwin wrote:
> > The newlist program generates an e-mail as follows. I notice a lack of a
> > "Date: " line in the header: (I'm using qmail 1.03)
> That's qmail's job. MUA's, which list software is a variant of, can
> supply date and message-id headers but they don't need to. MTA's
> *must* make sure that those headers exist.
> Since we don't run qmail I can't tell you how to get this fixed
> but you really should. Missing message-id's cause email to go
> to /dev/null here and lots of other places cause it's a great
> way to trap spam from the "make your pc a mail server" spam
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >From mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca Sat Jun 12 00:32:28 1999
> > Return-Path: <mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca>
> > Delivered-To: matthew at davin.ottawa.on.ca
> > Received: (qmail 3154 invoked by uid 2); 12 Jun 1999 00:30:43 -0400
> > Received: from localhost (HELO HSE-OTT-ppp33376.sympatico.ca) (127.0.0.1)
> > by localhost with SMTP; 12 Jun 1999 00:30:43 -0400
> > From: mailman-owner at lists.davin.ottawa.on.ca
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> > To: matthew at davin.ottawa.on.ca
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