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Re: stupid SMTP rejection of spammers

2001-06-15 14:21:03

Patrik Fältström <paf(_at_)Cisco(_dot_)COM> writes:

(2) Don't say ok to a recipient address if you are not 100% sure you can
do local delivery.

This is not best current practice in many situations, the most obvious
being relays, gateways, and backup MX hosts.  This argument came up on
DRUMS too; hopefully it won't be necessary to rehash it again.  There is
no consensus in favor of this position.

Russ Allbery (rra(_at_)stanford(_dot_)edu)