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Re: Malformed mail

On Mon, Feb 11, 2002 at 11:55:29PM +0100, Yongtao Yang wrote:
> Happy Chinses New year!
> These days , my yahoo mailbox keeps receiving some strange mail from
> this list, and each time fetchmail complains 
> fetchmail: POP3< +OK hello from popgate
> fetchmail: POP3> USER *****
> fetchmail: POP3< +OK password required.
> fetchmail: POP3> PASS *
> fetchmail: POP3< -ERR Server not ready. Please try again after sometime
> fetchmail: Server not ready. Please try again after sometime
> so I can not get any mail from yahoo. :( I can only get to webpage of
> mail.yahoo.com then , when I tried to open some mails (from this
> list), it just complained : 'Malformed mail'. I can only delete them
> manually. But it is rather annoying. 
> Is there something I should configure? Any ideas? Thanks!

Since the mail is malformed, either ask ESR to add some routine
to deal with these mails or block the offended address using yahoo's
spam filter.

Or send patch for fetchmail to ESR.

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