non-existent msgids & duplicate delivery suppression

David Carter dpc22 at
Fri Jun 27 11:52:02 EDT 2003

On Fri, 27 Jun 2003, Stephen Grier wrote:

> We use Exim here. The messages do have a Message-Id: header, but with an
> empty value.

Eeep. That's no fun at all.

> I assume Exim will not add or alter the msg-id in this case.

I suspect this is the case, though arguably Exim should do something about
this case. I'll have a chat with Philip the next time that I see him.

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