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Re: SMTP Transferred-By-Reference

2007-11-13 13:24:04

<Valdis(_dot_)Kletnieks(_at_)vt(_dot_)edu> wrote:
On Tue, 13 Nov 2007 11:42:27 EST, John Leslie said:

... the -00 spec does allow for the case where you decide -- before
fetching any part of the message -- that the originator is not worth
trusting, so you simply discard the URI silently.

How is that any different than sending a 5xx in response to RCPT TO:,
which is something we can (and should) do now?

   Mainly in that you can do it minutes after receiving the TBR command
without needing to keep the TCP connection open.

John Leslie <john(_at_)jlc(_dot_)net>