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◅ What does it take to get "Envelope-To:"

The standard format of email addresses in To: and Cc: header? ▻

How do you tell when one message ends and another starts?

In article <01bea85f$637f5000$5a325f18@chaos.columbus.rr.com>,
Rob Lancia <rlancia@columbus.rr.com> wrote:
>Hmmmmm.....  That's what I thought also, but I have real email that has
>a "From " in the message body; many examples, actually.  Is it possible
>that some external delivery agents don't do that?

Some idiot implementors have reasoned "we've got `Content-Length:' so
we don't need to quote `From ' in the message body, but we'll keep the
`From ' separators for backward compatibility".  Sigh.

Tim.
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Tim Goodwin   | `I can't believe that someone is releasing
University of | something called "Unix" without something
Leicester, UK | called "/bin/sh".' -- Randal L. Schwartz

Original headers:

From: tjg@ltpcg.star.le.ac.uk (Tim J Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.mail.headers
Subject: Re: How do you tell when one message ends and another starts?
Date: 28 May 1999 12:12:26 +0100
Organization: University of Leicester, UK
Message-ID: <7iltmq$p9m$1@ltpcg.star.le.ac.uk>
References: <01bea853$98735600$5a325f18@chaos.columbus.rr.com>
  <MWd33.81$KM3.21995@burlma1-snr2>
  <01bea85f$637f5000$5a325f18@chaos.columbus.rr.com>

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◅ What does it take to get "Envelope-To:"

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