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Re: stupid SMTP rejection of spammers

2001-06-16 02:59:33

On Fri, Jun 15, 2001 at 01:42:59PM -0500, Chip Rosenthal wrote:
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.

   Perhaps it would.   The audience of such document isn't exactly
the software authors, but the hordes of clueless sysadmins who do
all kinds of weird (and wrong) things with the software.

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 spam?

/Matti Aarnio   <mea(_at_)nic(_dot_)funet(_dot_)fi>