Kicking self while resending and making note to check subject before
hitting send. ....
"Daryl Odnert" <daryl(_dot_)odnert(_at_)tumbleweed(_dot_)com> said:
Perhaps it would be appropriate to add some language to section 3.7,
where the requirement to send an "undeliverable mail"
notification message is described. I'm thinking about something like
An SMTP server MAY decide not to send the "undeliverable mail"
notification message when it can determined that the original
message had malicious or deceitful intent. Determination of
such intent is beyond the scope of this specification.
This would be an accurate reflection of what many servers are doing
Close, indeed, to what many are doing.
Perhaps it should say.
...that the _addressing_ of the original message has malicious or
In other words, when the return path is forged or bogus.
'the original message had malicous or deceitful intent' could be mistaken
for about the CONTENT of the message. I don't think anyone wants to touch
please pardon my infinite ignorance, the set-of-things-I-do-not-know is an