(part 2. i hit send to quickly)
AD> To put it yet another way, MARID can be thought of as a set of
AD> distributed DNSBL's. Each domain operates its own DNSBL (or
This is exactly wrong.
BL's are accreditation mechanisms, whereas marid-core is an
authentication and authorization mechanism. The administrator of the
author/sender domain name is authorizing the operator of a client MTA
to carry its message.
These are very, very different functions.
Of necessity, typical accreditation mechanisms must be provided by
independent sources. marid-core does not do that.
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