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Re: SMTP Transferred-By-Reference

2007-11-12 10:00:54

Dave Crocker wrote:

John Leslie wrote:
Doug Otis and I have been working up a proposal for a SMTP extension to shift some of the burden of spam abatement away from the receiving SMTP servers towards the originator. It is now published at:

In essence it holds the originator responsible for maintaining the copy of the message until a receiving Mail User Agent determines that it should be delivered to the recipient.

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For some reason, that tinyurl gives the wrong page.

This one seems to work correctly:



ps. David Skoll's point, about adoption incentives, nicely opens the door to another set of reasons this type of mechanism does not really solve the stated problem.

  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking