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OK for client to omit Date, Message-Id?

In article <nm9snuqlvif.fsf@scrubbing-bubbles.mit.edu>,
 <brlspam@sperience.com> wrote:
>I'm going to have a program that uses SMTP to send all outgoing mail
>through one particular server.  It would be convenient if I could omit
>the Date and Message-Id headers, particularly Message-Id as the client
>might not know its fully qualified domain name, and even if it did it's
>hard to absolutely positively provide a unique message Id.

According to RFC 822, you must provide `Date:'.  There is no obligation
to provide `Message-ID:'.

Tim.
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Original headers:

From: tjg@star.le.ac.uk (Tim Goodwin)
Newsgroups: comp.mail.headers
Subject: Re: OK for client to omit Date, Message-Id?
Date: 6 Jun 2000 16:28:05 +0100
Organization: A poorly-installed InterNetNews site
Message-ID: <8hj5ar$ip8$1@ltpcg.star.le.ac.uk>
References: <nm9snuqlvif.fsf@scrubbing-bubbles.mit.edu>

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