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 +====== Header ======
 +
 +An email header contains information about who sent an email, to whom, when, how it got there, and so on. Most of this isn't critical to everyday email reading so email clients hide it.  A full email header looks like this:
 +
 +<code> Return-Path: <[email protected]>
 + Delivered-To: [email protected]
 + Received: (qmail 4584 invoked by uid 64014); 14 Nov 2003 23:38:27 -0000
 + Received: from [email protected] by [email protected] with AmikaGuardian-Server-2.0.0 (Processed in 2.524528 secs); 14 Nov 2003 23:38:27 -0000
 + Received: from unknown (HELO isp.com) ([216.244.108.25])
 +           (envelope-sender <[email protected]>)
 +           by mail12.spammer.net (qmail-ldap-1.03) with SMTP
 +           for <[email protected]>; 14 Nov 2003 23:38:21 -0000
 + Received: from sc8-sf-netmisc.spammer.net ([127.0.0.1]) by isp.com ; Fri, 14 Nov 2003 18:37:54 -0500
 + Received: from sc8-sf-web4-b.spammer.net ([127.0.0.1] helo=sc8-sf-web4.spammer.net)
 +  by sc8-sf-netmisc.spammer.net with esmtp (Exim 3.36 #1 (Debian))</code>
 + id 1AKnVV-0006cp-00; Fri, 14 Nov 2003 15:37:41 -0800
 +<code> Received: from nobody by sc8-sf-web4.spammer.net with local (Exim 3.36 #1 (Debian))</code>
 + id 1AKnVV-0000pn-00; Fri, 14 Nov 2003 15:37:41 -0800
 +<code> To: [email protected]
 + From: "Joe Spammer" <[email protected]>
 + **Subject: [spam] RE: getting mail??  help!!!!**
 + Mime-Version: 1.0
 + Content-Type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1"
 + Message-Id: <[email protected]>
 + Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 15:37:41 -0800
 + X-Rcpt-To: <[email protected]>
 + **X-Text-Classification: spam**
 + **X-POPFile-Link: http://127.0.0.1:8080/jump_to_message?view=popfile12098=3.msg**</code>
 +
 +**Note:** The three lines in bold were inserted (or modified) by POPFile before POPfile passed along the email to the mail client. For this example, both the [[Glossary:XTextClass | X-Text-Classification header]] and the [[Glossary:SubjectModification | Subject line]] were modified. In practice, however, there is no reason you would have both features turned on at the same time.
 +
 +See also:
 +  * [[Glossary:XTextClass | X-Text-Classification header]]
 +  * [[Glossary:SubjectModification | Subject line modification]]
 +  * [[Glossary:XPopFile | X-Popfile-Link]]
 +  * [[FAQ:EmailSorting | Sorting Email]]
 
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