[Dovecot] Problem with Dovecot Delivery Agent, Extra "From" lines and mbox
hokan at me.umn.edu
Wed Apr 16 01:36:36 EEST 2008
OK, my demonstration failed.
Something quoted my "From line". Was it the mailing list software?
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 05:34:59PM -0500, Hokan wrote:
> Perhaps a demonstration will make the problem more clear.
> If you are using Dovecot Deliver v 1.03 or 1.13 and most any IMAP
> server (I am using Dovecot IMAP) then I expect you will not see
> the rest of this email. Look at your INBOX directly on the server
> for more:
> >From hokan at hokan.org Thu Mar 8 17:28:01 2008
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 04:03:58PM -0500, Hokan wrote:
> > When an mbox email contains a line that looks like a "Mail" header
> > it should be quoted (per RFC 4155). Sendmail's delivery agent does
> > this, as does Procmail delivery agent. Dovecot deliver does not
> > do this.
> > Example line, with ">" quote:
> > >From hokan at hokan.org Thu Mar 8 17:28:01 2008
> > When reading email (IMAP) that contains such an unquoted line, the
> > email abruptly ends before the "Mail" line. There may (or may not)
> > appear another email (visible to the client) that contains the rest
> > of the email.
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