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Using SUBMIT without bothering the user (was Re: MyDoom, Sorbig - Actions taken?)

2004-02-05 09:46:48

Keith Moore writes:
no, it wouldn't be nice to be forced to always submit mail from the same location.

IP addresses are inherently tied to network locations. email addresses are not.

Which reminds me. How is a MUA supposed to find its submit server? RFC 2476 is silent on that point. "Ask the user" strikes me as a copout.

Can one, for example, do some SRV DNS lookup?


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