Message contains NUL characters ...

Tim Tait tim.tait1 at
Thu May 5 12:40:27 EDT 2005

Igor Brezac wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Apr 2005, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
>> On Thu, 28 Apr 2005, John Fawcett wrote:
>>> Anyone know whether a patch for cyrus to strip out nuls would be
>>> welcome?
>> Make it clean, and optional (as in either reject the message, or 
>> remove the
>> NULs...), and I don't see why not.  The default would need to be reject,
>> though.
> I think we are saying the same thing: the current behaviour needs to be 
> default.
> I personaly think that this filtering belongs in MTA.

The following sentence from 3.1 would seem to indicate clearly that the 
default should be to ACCEPT the mail...

"However, when interpreting messages, these tokens MUST be honored as 
part of the legal syntax."

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