Opened 12 years ago

Closed 3 months ago

#490 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Additional headers for outgoing messages

Reported by: tcr Owned by:
Priority: Low Milestone:
Component: Mixminion-Other Version: unspeficied
Severity: Normal Keywords:
Cc: tcr, nickm Actual Points:
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Description

For better acceptance with users mixminion should allow arbitrary headers in
outgoing messages, e.g. "Newsgroups" or "X-Hashcash" for posting to Newsgroups.
Exit remailer operators could then allow an arbitrary subset of those headers
and discard the others.

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by tcr

Additional thought: for easier posting it might be useful if the client did
not need to specify the mail2news gateway, but the exit remailer would use a
gateway pre-selected by the operator / post directly to a news servers (cf.
mixmasters "Anon-Post-To").

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by nickm

Good idea. There probably should also be some way to advertise which headers are allowed (in the server descriptor)
so that users can tell which exits to use.

Re the additional thought: there _is_ a specified NEWS delivery type, I believe, but nobody's implemented it yet.

comment:3 Changed 22 months ago by teor

Cc: tcr,nickmtcr, nickm
Severity: Normal

Set all open tickets without a severity to "Normal"

comment:4 Changed 3 months ago by nickm

Resolution: Nonewontfix
Status: newclosed

Mixminion development is not happening any more.

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