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Re: making mail traceable

2004-01-16 14:43:43

    >  The "Received" header is woefully inadequate for spam tracing

    True.  Then again, so is the rest of the message format and mail

I don't agree it's "woefully inadequate."  

In the realm of anti-spam, the typical approach to discussion seems to be 
first to declare that some portion of the system is woefully inadequate, and 
then to propose a new and wonderful solution.  The 'then' clause is often 


When we have some agreement on the information that is needed to facilitate 
spam tracing, then we can decide whether it is better to add it to Received or 
create a new header.