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BDAT dot-duplication bug.. (and sigh about spam..)
(Sigh, somebody posted spam thru the firstname.lastname@example.org list)
Recently I heard strance problems with UUENCODEd message
(Linux patch) delivered thru several ZMailer boxes.
The report told essentially that sometimes the line-start dots
duplicated in the resulting files. Outch :-(
The reason was/is that ZMailers sending in CHUNKING mode
used same underlying SMTP body dot-escaper routines as
classical DATA phase used.
Below I am sending you a test to see if there happens a dot-
You should be aware of this if you are using ZMailers
since version 2.99.40p10-s9 (Late February-98) when the
smtp transport agent got CHUNKING sending.
You could test your systems by starting your message with
a line : .dottest
(That is, start with a dot, and then some text)
/Matti Aarnio <email@example.com>