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Re: stupid SMTP rejection of spammers

2001-06-15 11:43:04

On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 02:02:00PM -0400, Keith Moore wrote:
any others that folks want to contribute?

Yes.  Each proposed criterion is roughly equivalent to:  "Don't
violate RFC 2821."

Maybe we can boil this down to a one-liner:  Please don't write mail
software if you can't understand the fscking specs.

Sorry if I'm not being productive.  I'm irritated at broken mail
software, and I'm irritated that we need to produce an "RFC For Dummies"
document for the authors of said software.

Hmmm ... I wonder if producing a conformance suite might be a solution
to this problem.

Chip Rosenthal              The First Amendment doesn't give you the right    to talk during a movie.  Why does the junk email
<chip(_at_)unicom(_dot_)com>           lobby believe it gives them the right to