Re: switching from exim to postfix
On Wed, 2 May 2012, Riku Voipio <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> It would be a RFC violation to just pass 8bit mails to servers not
> advertizing 8bitmime. It would be rfc compatible to the sending server
> to bounce instead of qp-converting 8bit mails, but that would arguably
> be even worse.
No, bouncing mail when it can't be properly delivered is much better than
Mail that is bounced with a human readable message describing the real cause
of the problem can then be re-sent once the problem is fixed.
Having mail be silently corrupted is not acceptable.
I've spent a lot of time debugging email problems over the years...
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