Chinese Emails

Richard Sidlin richard at HELPPLC.COM
Thu Jul 10 16:24:29 IST 2003

>Subject: Re: Chinese Emails
>Richard Sidlin wrote:
>> I put a message up a couple of weeks ago but I am still having a 
>> problem with emails being received in what looks like 
>Chinese. I added 
>> a few lines on language settings in the spam assassin conf file that 
>> someone suggested but that hasn't cured it. It's really only 
>coming in 
>> on one email address but my customer is getting very agitated about 
>> it! Anyone help please? BTW, it's coming from all sorts of addresses 
>> and domains.
>I've just checked the archive and the example you posted 
>previously had not been scanned by MailScanner, could you post 
>some example headers where MailScanner has scanned it please.  
>If MailScanner isn't scanning any of them you need to work out 
>why (maybe you have a mis-configured ruleset somewhere?).  
>Preferably post headers for a representative message and grep 
>your maillog for the messageid and post the lines you find.

Headers of an example:

Return-Path: <smjc5n at>
Received: from hero ([])
        by (8.10.2/8.10.2) with SMTP id
        for <info at>; Thu, 10 Jul 2003 03:24:38 +0100
Message-Id: <200307100224.h6A2ObS03588 at>
Date: Thu, 10 Jul 03 10:25:45 Öйú±ê׼ʱ¼ä
From: "ÕûÌåЭͬ¹¤×÷ϵͳ·½°¸ÌṩÌṩÉÌ"<info at>
Reply-To: "ÕûÌåЭͬ¹¤×÷ϵͳ·½°¸ÌṩÌṩÉÌ"<gdseeyon at>
To: info at
Subject: Ê׸֡¢ÎÖ¶ûÂêºÍµçÐŵÈÊÓƵ»áÒéϵͳ³É¹¦Ó¦Óð¸Àý
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-type: multipart/mixed;
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X-MailScanner: Found to be clean
X-UIDL: L_G"!e>H!!cRS"!1 at I!!

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