offbalance Posted February 26, 2004 Share Posted February 26, 2004 For the past few months whenever I try to report ANY spam, I get the dreaded "couldn't parse head" error when it gets to the body text. The FAQ on this indicates this is a problem with Outlook and Eudora. I don't use either (I use PowerMail by CTMDev for Mac OS X), but have tried using the workaround form anyway. I get the same error. Have also tried forwarding the email as indicated, but get the same error. PowerMail does not have a function to forward the email as an attachment unfortunately, so cannot try that yet (considering simple cut-and-paste intothe forms has worked in the past, I don't think forwarding as an attachment would help either since something fundamental appears to have changed, but I can't figure out what). The rest of the FAQ indicates there may be something wrong with the indentation of my header lines, but there is no problem with those as far as I can see. The amount of spam getting through both my SpamCop and SpamAssassin settings (set in SpamCop) has increased of late and I'm wondering if my reports are doing anything at all since they are not being fully parsed. My question is, can someone explain to me more fully what I should be looking for in my headers to ensure that all will be parsed like they used to be? (I've been using PowerMail for several years now, the latest version of it well before this started with SpamCop, so I think something changed here, but am willing to try anything at any end of the chain to stop more spam. ) If posting a header will assist and people ask for one, I'll do so, but since this is happening with EVERY spam I have there is something more fundamental than just some spammers forging this or that, I think... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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