On Thursday 05 November 2015 17:00:14 Patrick Shanahan wrote:

> 1. It was from Neal Weissman <nweis...@gmail.com>
> 2. Difficult to tell which mail client:
>    Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"
>    Content-Transfer-Encoding: base64
>
> * Gene Heskett <ghesk...@wdtv.com> [11-05-15 16:32]:
> > You complained that a submissions agent said your mail was in the
> > wrong format.  kmail did display it, once, but on looking at the raw
> > message, it was apparently base64 encoded without the proper mime
> > headers that would have made it a legal message.  At that point
> > kmail crashed and would not restart without crashing again and
> > again. I was unable to grep to find that specific message and delete
> > it, so I was forced to clean out the Gimp-user directory in its
> > entirety.  Then it restarted just fine.
>
> You have a local problem.  His mail displays quite fine although his
> addressing and top posting leave much to be desired.
>
> > I was unable to determine what mail agent you were using, it did not
> > identify itself in the headers I was able to read before the crash,
> > but whatever it is, is seriously miss-configured.
>
> No, your's is.

How so?, and I'll try to fix it.
>
> > For starters, its mime-typing is broken.  Is it perchance an Oracle
> > product? They seem to be at the root of several recent email
> > debacles, and I am tempted to see if mailfilter can see that its an
> > Oracle sourced message and kill it while still on the server.
>
> Better get your flame retardant under-suit ready.  You are *wrong*.

Nomex underwear I have, fire away.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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