Issue with sender's 'From' address where display name is not
glenn.steen at gmail.com
Sat Apr 16 11:47:54 IST 2011
The reformatting is done in MilScanner? Truly? Not your MTA?
And, apart from the looks, what detrimental effects does it have?
Anyway, if they aren't RFC compliant, why should you fix it for them? Inform
them if you like, then just ... Forget them;-)
Den 15 apr 2011 22.46, <donald.dawson at bakerbotts.com> skrev:
We have received email from a reputable list serve that has the following
format of 'From' address in the unmodified email header:
H??From: Patrick A. Guida, Duffy & Sweeney, LTD <ali-aba at ali-aba.org>
The internally delivered email has the following 'From' header:
From: Patrick.A.Guida at bakerbotts.com, Duffy.&.Sweeney at bakerbotts.com, LTD
<ali-aba at ali-aba.org>
It appears they are not RFC-Compliant on the 'From' address since they did
not have quotes around their display name.
I have tested re-sending the email with the quotes around the 'display name'
and the delivered email shows the correct display name:
Patrick A. Guida, Duffy & Sweeney, LTD [ali-aba at ali-aba.org]
Versus the same email without the quotes around the display name:
Patrick.A.Guida at bakerbotts.com
Do I need to go back to the list serve to get them to correct the format of
their 'From' email header, or is there an option in MailScanner that should
assume text before the <ali-aba at ali-aba.org> is a display name?
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