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>>>>> "BS" == Bob Sutterfield <Bob@XC.Org> writes:
BS> Some users' tools don't provide these capabilities, yet they (and we)
BS> can still benefit from their participation in email-mediated
That is no excuse. There are good, free mail clients available for any
platform you care to name, and there are better if one is willing to spend
something like $30 for it. And if you are stuck behind your IS
department's lame-assed mail gateway, bitch at them. It is their job to
provide the best service possible, and a broken gateway is not even
remotely "the best".
>> Subject "tags" provide nothing that is not already in the headers.
BS> Some users live behind gateways (e.g. cc:Mail) that strip lots of
BS> useful headers in the translation process.
So, cc:Mail is broken. We know this. But is this sufficient reason to
punnish the rest of the world? I think not.
BS> Though this practice is legal per RFC1123 section 5.3.7,
Only to a certain degree. Stripping Sender headers is not acceptable, for
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Rich Pieri <firstname.lastname@example.org> / Caution: Happy Fun Ball may
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