Re: [ietf-822] message/partial - is it still a thing?

Paul Smith <paul@pscs.co.uk> Thu, 21 February 2019 09:26 UTC

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Subject: Re: [ietf-822] message/partial - is it still a thing?
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On 21/02/2019 04:03, valdis.kletnieks@vt.edu wrote:
> Does any software out there still do message/partial?  We've discovered
> that both the line-mode nmh package and the exmh GUI claim support
> but are in fact broken.
>
> Is anything else out there able to do it, or is it time to heave it over the side?


Personally, I suspect that it's time to throw it away. I know a lot of 
people block it because it can be used to bypass filtering.

On our server software it's been blocked by default for over a decade, 
and we've not had a single complaint that legitimate messages have been 
blocked because of it.


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