On 2007-01-23 14:05:37 -0600, David Nicol wrote:
On 1/23/07, Barry Shein <bzs(_at_)world(_dot_)std(_dot_)com> wrote:
Suffice it to say that we can add fast, capable mail servers and see
them flooded in a matter of hours.
Pushing all the filtering to the end-user would make that much
not the filtering, just the filter configuration. MTA-resident complex
content filtering with different per-recipient outcomes is not compatible
with recipient enumeration preceding the data block;
It can still be done. It just needs a bit of trickery with 4xx replies.
It's ugly as hell, and it increases mail traffic (and CPU usage for
filtering), but it works.
DATAFIRST ESMTP proposal I made some months ago.
I still like the LMTP model better, but having any method for returning
different results for different recipients based on the content would be
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