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Hi,

i've got some spam-mails, where spamcop says, that there is no date, but that's not true. Look at this:

Return-Path: <y>

Delivered-To: GMX delivery to x

Received: (qmail 2769 invoked by uid 0); 25 Oct 2011 04:55:32 -0000

Received: from 186.14.116.233 by rms-eu012.v300.gmx.net with HTTP

Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"

Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2011 06:55:31 +0200

From: "Henry Liner" <y>

Message-ID: <20111025045532.297650[at]gmx.com>

MIME-Version: 1.0

Subject: Neuer Tarif 67498

To: z

X-Authenticated: #127011207

x-registered: 0

Content-Transfer-Encoding: 8bit

X-Flags: 1401

Is this an unknown date-format?

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The date format isn't the problem, it seems the parser is looking for a date in a trusted "Received: from ... by" header and not finding any (some headers, including "Date:" are all too easily forged). Looks to me as if the gmx.net server is not providing full headers in that example.

When I fake a date in there, like

http://www.spamcop.net/sc?id=z5155721170z5...ab2a0d7fd8f44ez

it parses just fine (non-mailhosted account), seeming to support those proposals. Well, it doesn't complete because there's no spam body but it parses the date without a problem.

Moved to "SC reporting help" forum herewith.

It could be another mailhosting date error thing - I'm not sure since you provide no parsing example (Tracking URL). There have been one or two of those in the past, like

http://forum.spamcop.net/forums/index.php?showtopic=11339

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