[Mimedefang] received headers ofuscation

Andrzej Adam Filip anfi at onet.eu
Tue Nov 24 17:04:59 EST 2009

"David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:
> ulver wrote:
> [some things]
> Why are you trying to mess with Received: lines?  That's a VERY bad idea.
> RFC 2821 discourages this kind of thing most strongly:
> 3.8.2 Received Lines in Gatewaying
>    When forwarding a message into or out of the Internet environment, a
>    gateway MUST prepend a Received: line, but it MUST NOT alter in any
>    way a Received: line that is already in the header.

It breaks "the letter" but *IMHO* rewriting (bu not deleting) Received
headers generated by "internal hosts" under the same netmaster control
does not break "the spirit" of the RFC.

[pl>en: Andrew] Andrzej Adam Filip : anfi at onet.eu
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