tracing out schematics

From: der Mouse <mouse_at_Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
Date: Sun Nov 21 07:38:39 2004

>> Yeah, I see that message that them indeed, so I probably just
>> overlooked them on the other one, probably because the mailing list
>> filter moved the Content-Transfer-Encoding: to the end.
> And why should that matter?

Because Michael Sokolov's header parser is in wetware, which tends to
get misled by such things.

> There are no defined order for headers, just that they should be
> there.

True. This is one reason why relying on wetware parsers for such
things is..suboptimal. (And actually, what you say is not quite true;
it is verboten to reorder Received: headers, and there may be other
constraints as well, though none come to mind offhand.)

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