Message contains NUL characters ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at
Thu Apr 28 15:22:53 EDT 2005

On Thu, 28 Apr 2005, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:

> On Thu, 28 Apr 2005, John Fawcett wrote:
>> postfix can do it with a content filter. I just wondered whether
>> there was any chance of a patch being accepted in cyrus?
>> I mean that would address the problem at it's root instead of
>> working round it in n different MTAs.
> You don't seem to get it.  The RFCs forbid NULs.  What Cyrus is rejecting
> may be anything, but an email it is not.

Someone mentioned that this was, in fact, not forbid'd in the RFCs ... 
could you point to the relevant RFC where it is?  Considering how 'strict' 
postfix seems to be, having an RFC to back that up might show some changes 
over in that camp, at least ...

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