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From "Bill Cole" <>
Subject Re: Spam rule for HTTP/HTTPS request to sender's root domain
Date Thu, 28 Feb 2019 19:25:36 GMT
On 28 Feb 2019, at 13:43, Mike Marynowski wrote:

> On 2/28/2019 12:41 PM, Bill Cole wrote:
>> You should probably put the envelope sender (i.e. the SA 
>> "EnvelopeFrom" pseudo-header) into that list, maybe even first. That 
>> will make many messages sent via discussion mailing lists (such as 
>> this one) pass your test where a test of real header domains would 
>> fail, while it it is more likely to cause commercial bulk mail to 
>> fail where it would usually pass based on real standard headers. 
>> (That's based on a hunch, not testing.)
> Can you clarify why you think my currently proposed headers would fail 
> with the mailing list? As far as I can tell, all the messages I've 
> received from this mailing list would pass just fine. As an example 
> from the emails in this list, which header value specifically would 
> cause it to fail?

If I did not explicitly set the Reply-To header, this message would be 
delivered without one. The domain part of the From header on messages I 
post to this and other mailing lists has no website and never will.

Bill Cole or
(AKA @grumpybozo and many * addresses)
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