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Re: zmailer too restrictive
On Wed, 15 Oct 1997, Sven Goldt wrote:
> On Tue, 14 Oct 1997, Tom wrote:
> > On Tue, 14 Oct 1997, Erik E. Fair wrote:
> > > RFC821 is not the last word. It is further modified by RFC1123 ("Host
> > > Requirements").
> > It does not change any part of the standard, otherwise a new RFC would
> > have been issued. RFC 1122 just clarifies RFC 821. RFC 1122 does not
> > change the BNF grammar, in fact RFC 112 does not contain a BNF grammar for
> > SMTP.
> Well, it does change or say clarify it:
> 5.2.16 RFC-822 Local-part: RFC-822 Section 6.2
> A host that is forwarding the message but is not the
> destination host implied by the right-hand side "domain" MUST
> NOT interpret or modify the "local-part" of the address.
> That means if i send a message out of my domain, zmailer must not
> check the local-part !
Doesn't really apply here. I've never thought it to be a problem for
MTA to modify the local-part though.
This also means that since the local-part can't be "fixed", it must be
> Greets, Sven
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