[plug] re: Email rules

Gregory Orange gregory.orange at metoceanengineers.com
Wed Feb 20 09:15:26 WST 2008

Gavin Chester wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-02-19 at 12:56 +0900, Jon Miller wrote:
>> Like to know if anyone knows if there are rules in either Postfix or
>> SA that prevents mail from entering the system if in the headers the
>> TO: and FROM: are the same.  I seem to think that there is a rule that
>> states if the two fields has the same information and the mail
>> originated from the Internet it was to either drop of delete the mail.
> So are you saying that when I send emails to a group of recipients in
> the way I described before (ie, from me to me, with them in the BCC)
> that you and others will treat that as spam? Why? I thought it good
> netiquette to do it that way and what harm could it possibly do the
> recipient since I'm not obscuring my address? I would shudder to think
> you might block ALL email that does that regardless of originating
> address :-/
> Gavin 

Aren't there other headers to check?


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