On 9/29/04 5:52 PM, "James Couzens" <jcouzens(_at_)6o4(_dot_)ca> wrote:
On Wed, 2004-09-29 at 04:07, Carl Hutzler wrote:
How about this one....
"AOL is already coding a capability to check the HELO against a DNS record.
We hope that a real standard can be agreed upon so we do not have 100
different ways (record formats) to do this. We hope to have our rough
capability available in the next 30 days".
BTW, all true :-)
How does AOL plan on acting upon messages based on HELO checks?
P.S. I wrote that functionality into qmail in about 10 minutes... I'm
curious just what AOL is doing differently that requires the 30 day
window given the trivial nature of such a check? Can you go into any
I have proprietary MTAs, Development cycles, QA and installation that must
work well for about 90 million mailboxes.
It takes a little while longer :-)
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