A proposal for the "attachment" report..

David dh at UPTIME.AT
Wed May 28 22:33:34 IST 2003

On Mittwoch, Mai 28, 2003, at 11:10  Uhr, Mariano Absatz wrote:

> Mmmmhhh... although it's tempting, take into account that Content-Type 
> is a
> standard header and whose attributes and subattributes values must be
> registered by following standard procedures (i.e. writing a 
> standards-track
> RFC and getting it to be approved... this is definitively _not_ an easy
> task)... I don't have the time right now, but I'll see if I can browse
> through the already published standards to see if there is a mechanism 
> for
> self extensions (e.g. report-type=X-MailScanner-status).
I realised that a moment after I wrote the mail, hehe.
Wel getting things registered is indeed a pain, but we could always see 
if , as you stated, there is either a Content-Type which fits or one 
that may be expanded. I just think that it would be very handy to have 
such an extension, not only for filtering, but also for better message 
handling by MTA's


> El 28 May 2003 a las 16:05, David escribió:
>> Hello.
>> When you receive a failure Notice from sendmail you see something like
>> this for the content type:
>> Content-Type: multipart/report; report-type=delivery-status;
>> I thought that it might be handy to have something like this for the
>> MailScanner report:
>> Content-Type: multipart/report; report-type=Spam-status;
>> Does this sound feasable?
> --
> Mariano Absatz
> El Baby
> ----------------------------------------------------------
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- "Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there wondering, 
-  Doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream to dream 
before.." Edgar Allen Poe - The Raven
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