Bug 5688 - vbounce mis-identifies mail generated from trac as a bounce
Summary: vbounce mis-identifies mail generated from trac as a bounce
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Spamassassin
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Rules (show other bugs)
Version: 3.2.1
Hardware: Other other
: P5 normal
Target Milestone: Undefined
Assignee: SpamAssassin Developer Mailing List
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Reported: 2007-10-15 11:54 UTC by Tony Lill
Modified: 2007-10-15 11:54 UTC (History)
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Description Tony Lill 2007-10-15 11:54:58 UTC
Tony Lill writes:
> Justin Mason wrote:
> > Tony Lill writes:
> >   
> >> Sometime after Wed, 03 Oct 2007 15:27:02 -0000, spamassassin started
> >> flagging the messages coming out of the mythtv svn system as bounce
> >> messages, near as I can tell because svn was upgraded from 
> >>
> >> X-Trac-Version: 0.11dev-r4937
> >> X-Mailer: Trac 0.11dev-r4937, by Edgewall Software
> >>
> >> to
> >>
> >> X-Trac-Version: 0.11dev-r6048
> >> X-Mailer: Trac 0.11dev-r6048, by Edgewall Software
> >>
> >> and started adding an
> >>
> >> Auto-Submitted: auto-generated
> >>
> >> header line. I'm sure I'm not the only person who's being bitten by
> >> this.
> >>     
> >
> > It's the latter header that's causing the problem -- you have the
> > anti-bounce ruleset activated, and that header is used by that
> > ruleset as an indication of a bounce.
> >
> > --j.
> >   
> I'm glad you agree that the vbounce ruleset is broken. According to the 
> draft:

It goes both ways ;)  Trac should not be using that header either, since
arguably the update mail contains 'manually generated' text -- ie. code
that a user has checked in.

But anyway, please open a bug at our bugzilla.

--j.


>       .2 Semantics
> 
> 
> 
> This field indicates whether the message was sent with or
> without explicit human control.
> 
> The auto-generated keyword:
> 
> SHOULD be used on messages generated by automatic (often
> periodic) processes,
> MUST NOT be used on manually generated messages,
> MUST NOT be used on a message issued in direct response to
> another message.
> 
> The auto-replied keyword:
> 
> SHOULD be used on messages sent in direct response to another
> message,
> MUST NOT be used on manually-generated messages,
> MUST NOT be used on messages generated by automatic or
> periodic processes.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> So only
> 
> Auto-Submitted: auto-replied
> 
> should be considered a bounce message.