spam handling rules with +detail email addresses?

Denis Beauchemin Denis.Beauchemin at USHERBROOKE.CA
Wed Feb 18 02:18:14 GMT 2004

Ken Anderson wrote:

> How does MailScanner/SA handle incoming email addressed to
> user+detail at in rules?
> Sendmail will strip everything after/including the + sign, and deliver
> to the 'user', but rules in MailScanner for both user+detail at
> AND user at seem to be bypassed when using this syntax in an
> email.
> I've only tested with rules/spam.actions.rules like this:
> To:     user+detail at    store notify

Could it be that your address is interpreted as a regular expression (I
didn't check)?  If so try:
user\+detail at

> To:     user at store notify
> Both are bypassed and mail gets the default action applied to it if it's
> addressed to user+detail at
> Any ideas?
> Thanks,
> Ken Anderson
> Pacific.Net

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