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Re: Last Call: draft-klensin-rfc2821bis: closing the implicit MX issue

2008-04-17 11:40:58

Keith Moore wrote:
Dave Crocker wrote:

Yeah, this "running code" thing is over-rated.

indeed it is. many people are so accustomed to accepting the problems with today's large-scale email operation that they fail to see how things could be any other way. after all, it "works"...sort of.


It also presumes that those implementing code operate wholly independently of those who will operate or use that running code.

no. it only presumes that when the standard says one thing and the needs of operators say something else, that the implementor is placed in an awkward position.


Thank you for seeing this Keith.


Hector Santos, CTO