On Thu, 5 Aug 2004 ned(_dot_)freed(_at_)mrochek(_dot_)com wrote:
Does the SUBMITTER parameter really make sense?
Case 1: The sender is authorized by some domain to
send messages. The message will have to be accepted and therefore
to be transmitted. No benefit in checking the parameter before
transmission. Could do this also after transmission.
Maybe, maybe not. Having the information early might in some MTAs allow for
You are proposing an optimisation of what will become the rare failure
case. That's like optimising printing the 'bad password' message. It never
I agree with Hadmut. I don't think it's worth changing SMTP to introduce a
new field to optimise what will soon become a fringe case. However, I also
disagree with the introduction of any new header fields.
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