Re: kmail no longer setting message-ID?
On Fri 27 Dec 2002 19:10, Hendrik Sattler wrote:
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> No, its an optional setting with default to "off" because the kmail
> programmers realized (back in KDE2.2.2) that not the MUA is responsible for
> the Message-ID but the first MTA. Why? Because all dial-up computers create
> non-unique Message-ID because it cannot be assured that the servername part
> of the Message-ID is unique (mostly, a local dummy name is chosen).
> Unfortunately, some use local MTAs with locale names and the same thing
> The setting can be found on the 4th icon ("create messages" ?) and there
> the last tab.
Thanks for the info. I found it, but as you say, it should be the MTA's
responsibility not mine.
> BTW: your message has a Message-ID by murphy.debian.org. Tell your ISP or
> whatever to fix their MTA because it is broken.
This is probably not my ISP since they don't seem to set it either. The mails
that go to xpert are ID'd by xfree86.org. I'm guessing that somewhere in hte
Debian mail servers this is being set, so the problem is probably theirs.
I'll get onto them. I know that several of the admin's for them hang out on a
mailing list I'm part of, so that should help.
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