[Mimedefang] questions about filter parsing, message mod'ing, and bouncing messages

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Mon Aug 31 15:30:37 EDT 2009

D. Stussy wrote:

> I disagree - but in a narrow circumstance.  As long as he is not
> doing this in response to forged messages, then any NDR won't be
> backscatter.  It should NOT be done for spam either.  In fact, the
> types of errors that it should be done for will generally not be
> detectable by MD in advance of message acceptance.

Hence my recommendation not to do it.

> Could we alias "action_bounce()" to "action_reject()" for the latter
> name is a better description of what it's actually doing?

Yes. :-(  action_bounce() was one of my biggest naming blunders.
You can fix it in your filter for now:

sub action_reject
	goto &action_bounce;



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