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Re: embedding line in mail header

by eXile (Priest)
on Apr 30, 2006 at 05:19 UTC ( #546555=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to embedding line in mail header

It is a custom (not sure whether/where it is documented), to start custom headers with X-. Email servers and clients don't touch these X-headers. You could add your scriptname like:

Subject: testmail
X-Scriptname: /usr/local/bin/
PS: oh, the joy I had adding X-wing or X-mas headers to email ...

PS2: X-headers are actually documented in RFC822 (

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