Format of a mail spool file

1 byte: Ascii '1' (format version)
number: Seconds since 1-1-1970 00:00
string: Host name (if known) and IP of the sending MTA
1 byte: 1 = HELO string of sending MTA follows, else 0
optional string: HELO string of sending MTA
string: Sender from envelope, including BODY=...
string list: Recipients from envelope
string list: Message body, leading dots stripped

Types used

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Jörg Czeranski (Impressum)