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[Bug 6657] can't have both header existence test and header field modifier, e.g. exists:References:addr

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Date: Wed Sep 07 2011 - 18:31:50 GMT
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https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6657

Karsten Bräckelmann <guenther@rudersport.de> changed:

           What |Removed |Added
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             Status|NEW |RESOLVED
         Resolution| |INVALID

--- Comment #2 from Karsten Bräckelmann <guenther@rudersport.de> 2011-09-07 18:31:50 UTC ---
Actually, the docs only specifically mention exists:Header and Header:addr as
special header tests, with no word suggesting Header might be anything more
complicated than a plain mail header.

The :addr one might be not that obvious, but exists:name_of_header specifically
mentions a header name only.

IMHO, this does not need to be supported, since exists: merely is "a very
simple version of the above header tests" (quoting the docs) and can easily be
done with an RE rule. Moreover, I believe the docs do not specifically need to
forbid this, since it doesn't suggest this to be supported.

Not a bug IMHO, closing RESOLVED INVALID accordingly. Please feel free to
re-open the bug report, if you feel strongly about it.

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