Author: Richard Clayton Date: To: Todd Lyons CC: exim-users, Don Walker Subject: Re: [exim] combining multiple incoming messages to same local domain
In message <CAFG21ohJdN0Wh6wPoPb5HeJRB_Kr5fW_smVbDESEp=qzBn0BpA@???
il.com>, Todd Lyons <tlyons@???> writes
>On Wed, May 30, 2012 at 11:42 AM, Don Walker <donwalker@???> wrote:
>> Does anyone know a way for exim to combine such messages and process them as
>> a single arriving message addressed to multiple groups? Factors for
>> combining would include a short time window (ie, the split messages arrive
>> within seconds of each other), the same sender, and the same subject.
>If it's a different message ID, then it's a different message, so the
>behavior is consistent with design.
>Having said that, this is me thinking out loud: store the actual
>recipient and From, Date, and Subject headers in a database table or
>memcache/mongo. When receiving a new message, if the subject headers,
>and the date headers, and the from headers match a previously received
>email for this actual recipient, drop the email.
this will entirely break MIME message/partial -- which is rare of
course, but that's no reason to disregard standards
richard Richard Clayton
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safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. Benjamin Franklin
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