IPP> Broken IPP mail headers

IPP> Broken IPP mail headers

IPP> Broken IPP mail headers

Ira Mcdonald x10962 imcdonal at eso.mc.xerox.com
Thu Sep 17 17:32:50 EDT 1998

Copies: ipp at pwg.org
        don at lexmark.com

Hi Don,                                     Thursday (17 September 1998)

EVERY message arriving via the PWG reflector has the following errors in
the SMTP headers.  The '@' has been DOUBLED before 'pwg.org' in both the
'To:' and the 'Sender:' SMTP header elements.  The excerpt below came
from command line mail on a SunOS workstation, so I'm pretty confident
that the damage is actually in all of the incoming mail from the PWG.

- Ira McDonald (High North)
  906-494-2434 (work)
  906-494-2697 (home)

>Date: Wed, 16 Sep 1998 15:29:51 PDT
>From: Carl Kugler <kugler at us.ibm.com>
>X-Mailer: Mozilla 4.05 [en] (WinNT; U)
>Mime-Version: 1.0
>Illegal-Object: Syntax error in To: address found on alpha.xerox.com:
>    To: ipp@@pwg.org
>        ^-illegal subdomain in domain, missing end of address
>To: <imcdonal at eso.mc.xerox.com>
>Subject: IPP> ADM - Minutes from the IPP Meeting in Toronto on August 19-20...
>Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="------------4B4709B93DDD3E90510291B2"
>Illegal-Object: Syntax error in Sender: address found on alpha.xerox.com:
>    Sender: owner-ipp@@pwg.org
>        ^-illegal subdomain in domain, illegal special character in phrase

PS - I see this kind of breakage in mail that originated from IBM,
Dataproducts, Sun, and Xerox people so it is NOT a problem with the

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