received date and reconstruct

Cyrus Daboo daboo at
Thu Nov 20 13:19:07 EST 2003

Hi Ken,

--On Thursday, November 20, 2003 10:19 -0500 Ken Murchison <ken at> 

|> based on specified criteria, including age. Hm. Not sure though
|> how it determines age.
| It uses the sent date (Date: header).

OK - so if spammers knew about this they could forge Date: so that it was 
20 years in the future and ipurge would never remove those messages from 
the spam folder. I think ipurge needs to have an option to use internaldate 
(from IMAP envelope) as an alternative, and that ought to be the default. 
Perhaps it alrady has that option?

Cyrus Daboo

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