hotmail send bare LF

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Fri Oct 9 00:12:55 UTC 2009

Obviously not as good a solution as having Hotmail fix their issue, but the
fixcrio application ( is designed to
correct this particular issue.

I have always thought it funny that DJB has a stance of "strict compliance
sending, loose acceptance receive" in his MTA except for this one particular

Anyways, good luck.

Tom Walsh

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ingo Flaschberger [mailto:if at]
> Sent: Thursday, October 08, 2009 6:54 PM
> To: nanog at
> Subject: hotmail send bare LF
> Hi,
> it seems, that hotmail send a bare LF in the added signature
> (and violates RFC).
> qmail drops the connection afterwards:
> 451 See
> no helpfull response from hotmail:
> Kind regards,
>  	Ingo Flaschberger

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