[MlMt] MailMate referenced in a spam message?

Bill Cole mmlist-20120120 at billmail.scconsult.com
Tue Sep 6 11:26:19 EDT 2022

On 2022-09-06 at 10:14:25 UTC-0400 (Tue, 6 Sep 2022 15:14:25 +0100)
David Ledger <MailMate at ivdcs.co.uk>
is rumored to have said:

> One of my MlMt filters looks for regularly used non-English words or 
> Chinese characters. Looking for likely characters in recent Chinese 
> spam I found, in html view:
> <!DOCTYPE html>
> <html>
> <head><meta http-equiv="x-dns-prefetch-control" content="off">
> 	<META http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/xhtml; charset=utf-8">
> 	<style>
> 	/*** 
> file:///Applications/MailMate.app/Contents/Resources/MmMessagesWebView/stylesheet.css 
> ***/
> @media print {
>  . . .
> etc.
> Is this MailMate reference generated by the display process or does it 
> just mean that the perpetrator uses MailMate?

The "View->Show HTML Source" command in MM DOES NOT show the original 
HTML of the message, it shows the HTML generated by MailMate to display 
the message. To see the actual HTML used by the author, you need to use 
"View->Show Raw Message" instead.

Bill Cole
bill at scconsult.com or billcole at apache.org
(AKA @grumpybozo and many *@billmail.scconsult.com addresses)
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