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Re: Zmailer SMTP: Anal retentive or correct?
> > There are several ways to transform UUCP E-mail addresses to the Internet
> > (and vice versa) successfully:
> > host!user -> firstname.lastname@example.org
> > host!user -> email@example.com
> > host!user -> firstname.lastname@example.org (provided an MX to gateway exists)
> Re- reading this, it seems easy enough to hack smtp.c to do any of
> these version, why not the first. Matti will hate it, of course. Sorry
Well, if it is "host!user", then why not, but if it is
(for what ever reason) "user@host", then having two ats
plain sight brings in the need to reprocess them into
%-@-kludge, and all that complication...
That is what I am uneasy about. Also for the purity in
mind, I don't think the outbound boundary system needs to
kludge around incoming boundary interface problems.
Propably the best place to do kludge processings is to do
it at /bin/rmail
host!user -> host!user@`uname`
("`uname`" means the routine to get the local unqualified
/Matti Aarnio <email@example.com>