On Mar 26, 2004, at 08:15, Dave Crocker wrote:
Sorry, no. The relevant MTA is the point of access into the mail
distribution service. That's equivalent to a telephone handset.
I do not agree.
The handset (MUA) is connecting to an MTA which in turn passes the mail
to the receiving MTA. I further claim the MUA is what moves around and
changes IP address, not the sending MTA. I hear you say the sending MTA
is moving around. If this is not what you are saying Dave, I am sorry
for have misunderstood you.
The problem for this wg is when the sending MTA is moving around, and
what I say is that the number of MTA's which have to be managed
separately is significantly fewer than if the MUA moving around was
part of the problem space.
If you have a sending MTA which moves around, then I think it is
correct that you as "the troublemaker" have to make more work as it
makes life easier for the receiving MTA.
And one kind of "more work" is by use of DDNS as I explained in a