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Re: Scope Creep

2008-04-02 05:51:57

I checked my logs of the last 7 days. My mail servers have sent emails to
29.401 different domains worldwide, 29.015 via MX records and only
286 via A records, which is less than 1 %. For a statistik about how many
emails are sent via MX records compared to A records the result would
even be lower.

The missing MX records for the 286 domains are the result of lazy or
clueless mail administrators.

While I think that deprecating A fallback would be a good idea, I don't buy that admins currently using it are lazy or clueless. What they're doing is explicitly permitted by the current standards.


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