INN 2.2.1 rejects Message-IDs ending in dot

Russ Allbery rra at
Mon Dec 6 23:34:01 UTC 1999

Patrick J LoPresti <patl at> writes:

> Yeah, I read through it; that is how I figured out what was wrong with
> the Message-IDs.

> If I contribute patches to make this configurable, might they make it
> into an official version of INN?  I am thinking of a "looseids" boolean
> (or somesuch), which would allow through the common botched cases...

Sure, it seems like a reasonable configuration option to me given that
most other transit servers pass pretty much anything as a message ID.

Russ Allbery (rra at         <URL:>

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