On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 10:36:21 -0800, Douglas Otis wrote:
? SPF is a record that authorizes the sending of mail. ?Dave Crocker
? calls this Path Registration.
Although not incorrect, "authorizes the sending of mail" can cover a variety of
sins. This ambiguity regularly causes misunderstanding.
So I prefer language that is a bit more precise, such as "an originator lists
authorization for an MTA along the path to a recipient to send the message".
Hence the label 'path registration'.
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