MESSAGE/RFC822 parts without any body

Rob Mueller robm at
Thu Feb 18 16:14:18 EST 2010

>I don't think such a message is legal, and we might be better off 
> rejecting it.  IIRC, a MESSAGE/RFC822 part MUST contain at least one of 
> From, Subject, or Date...
> Yes, Section 5.2.1 of RFC2046 states exactly this, so the message that 
> we are trying to accommodate is not MIME compliant.  Your fix might be 
> correct (I haven't thought too hard about it yet), but I wonder if its 
> the best solution.

I'd really prefer *not* to reject these messages.


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