spam handling rules with +detail email addresses?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Feb 18 09:18:26 GMT 2004

At 01:04 18/02/2004, you 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
>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

But what is the envelope recipient address in this case? user or user+detail?
You could do it with
To:     user at store notify
To:     user+*       store notify
To:     /user(\+.*)?\@domain\.com/        store notify

Julian Field
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