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Re: sieve-06bis

1999-02-17 03:36:28
+----- On Tue, 16 Feb 1999 16:10:58 PST, "J.D. Falk" writes:
| On 02/16/99, Michael Salmon 
<Michael(_dot_)Salmon(_at_)uab(_dot_)ericsson(_dot_)se> wrote: 
| > | In order to prevent mail loops, an implementation MUST refuse to
| > | filter a message that it has already filtered once; that is, a
| > | message must not pass through a given server twice.
| > 
| > This seems excessive to me, especially as servers are becoming larger 
| > and larger all the time. I think that mail loops would be prevented if 
| > a message could only be kept or discarded when it had been seen twice 
| > by the same user.
| I don't think this RFC is the place to specify how to stop
| mail loops, except insofar as "an implementation SHOULD be
| smart enough to prevent looping of messages."  A seperate
| "Best Current Practice" draft would be more appropriate,
| and I'd love to work with somebody on that.

That seems reasonable though prevention of mail loops should be 


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