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Subject: Re: spammers and list confirmations
From: Aumont - Comite Reseaux des Universites <Serge . Aumont @ cru . fr>
Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 08:19:45 +0200
To: Jeremy Blackman <loki @ maison-otaku . net>
Cc: List-Managers @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: Thu, 14 Oct 1999 13:38:41 -0700. <Pine . LNX . 4 . 10 . 9910141328490 . 9766-100000 @ godai . maison-otaku . net>

> > The cookie for confirmation is in the subject field so
> > quoted printable transfert encoding and crasy multipart/alternative
> > message structure do not affect reply confirmation.
> [snip]
> 
> This is not a safe assumption to make.  While it does keep
> multipart/alternative out of your hair, it does NOT mean you are safe from
> quoted-printable.  I have seen quoted-printable subject fields:
> 
> Subject: =?iso-8859-1?Q?Forms_4=2E5_-=3E_5=2E0_konverte
> 
Of course Sympa decode header QP encoding (even if this is not really
usefull for subscription confirmation request which are pur 7bit strings).

Serge Aumont




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