[Mailman-Users] slightly OT: on not becoming a spam source
brad at python.org
Sat May 31 00:28:27 CEST 2008
Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Yeah, somebody actually said that, but they really meant the
> Return-Path. Changing Message-ID on regular posts would violate RFC
> 2822. Message-ID ids the content, not the medium, and is an author
> header: intermediate senders like Mailman must not touch it.
IIRC, when you enable Full Personalization, enough changes are made to the
message that it ends up being considered a completely new message, and
therefore a new message-id is created. Same for list anonymization.
Certainly, when you turn on personalization, you can enable certain values
to be used in the footer of each message being sent out that will tell you
the original e-mail address that it was addressed to, and if the redacting
covers only the headers and not the footer, then you might see that.
But either way, even you turn on just regular personalization and don't make
any modifications to the message, you will get unique queue-ids that you can
work with and compare against data in your logs.
Brad Knowles <brad at python.org>
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