Keith Moore <moore(_at_)cs(_dot_)utk(_dot_)edu> writes:
however if you know that the message comes from a trusted source,
you might give it preferential treatment. for instance, you might
allow it to be delivered immediately. if you aren't sure about
the message source, you might refuse to accept the message for
some period of time - a few hours or a few days.
Unfortunately, one of the best uses of email is to contact people
outside your circle. I got a couple of mail messages today from people
I haven't heard from in a while and who I would not have had in my
I think the main good certification can do is to stop some of the
idiocy mail forging viruses have started.
Perry E. Metzger perry(_at_)piermont(_dot_)com
"Ask not what your country can force other people to do for you..."