[Mimedefang] action_bounce html mail

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Jul 9 16:27:26 EDT 2010

On 7/9/2010 3:13 PM, - wrote:
> Aside:
> --- On Fri, 7/9/10, Joseph Brennan<brennan at columbia.edu>  wrote:
>> You're going to reject a lot of mail. I wouldn't do this
>> [reject html-only mail] even just for myself.
> Why?  I've been doing that for years (since 2002).  Per a review of my server logs, only people I don't know send me HTML mail (i.e. spam).
> However, I use a custom header rule in sendmail, not MD, to reject such.  I also have in the ruleset the ability to check the sender against my "access" database and whitelist certain HTML senders if I choose.
> 90%+ of all HTML in e-mail is unnecessary.  Only rarely does it add any value to the content or its display.

I guess that all depends on what you want to see...  I could say that 
about 90% of the text I receive too, but I can't afford to ignore it.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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