On Mon, Dec 17, 2001 at 07:52:41PM +0100, Christian Hammers wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2001 at 09:46:33AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > PS: there's no such thing as a BCC header in incoming mail. it is
> > stripped either by the user-agent when sending a message or, at the
> > latest, by the MTA when it receives the message. it can't be used to
> > sort mail because it doesn't exist.
> That's wrong according the the specs, although I've never seen an SMTP
> MUA/MTA that did actually show the Bcc receipients to each other.
possibly true in theory....but not in practice.
>  rfc822
> 4.5.3. BCC / RESENT-BCC
> Some systems may choose to include the text of the
> "Bcc" field only in the author(s)'s copy,
that would be up to the MUA if/when it saves a copy of the sent message.
> while others may also include it in the text sent to all those
> indicated in the "Bcc" list.
and that's so obviously broken that i doubt if anyone has ever
implemented it - even for an MS mail program.
craig sanders <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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