Dave Crocker <dhc2(_at_)dcrocker(_dot_)net> wrote:
If we can communicate the fact that a message is discarded because it
was categorized as spam back to the sender without adverse side
[ effects, then occasional false positives aren't much of a problem.]
unfortunately, that act of communication _is_ the adverse side
effect. it tells the spammer that yours is an active, responsive
I must disagree.
Iljitsch stated it precisely and well: "the fact that a message is
discarded as spam" need not give any information about whether the
recipient is an active email account -- least of all "responsive".
John Leslie <john(_at_)jlc(_dot_)net>