[amavis-users] amavisd 2.7.x final_virus_destiny and rfc 5321 section 2.1

Andrey Repin via amavis-users amavis-users at amavis.org
Tue Feb 25 19:42:42 CET 2014

Greetings, Jonathan Siegle!

> In the RELEASE_NOTES under "COMPATIBILITY WITH 2.6.4 / 2.6.5 / 2.6.6", 
> there is discussion on why the default for $final_virus_destiny was 
> changed to D_DISCARD from D_BOUNCE.

> When people talked about this, was RFC 5321 section 2.1 brought up? An 
> archive thread on this is just fine.

> Why would it be bad to accept the virus e-mail and then do the following:

> Strip off the virus.
> Send the rest of the e-mail to the original recipient?

Because you're not supposed to modify the message in transit, except for
purposes necessary for complete, intact delivery.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon at freemail.ru) 25.02.2014, <22:41>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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