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Re: Spam Control Considered Harmful

  • From: Perry E. Metzger
  • Date: Tue Oct 28 16:41:18 1997

Phil Lawlor writes:
> At 02:34 PM 10/28/97 -0500, Jay R. Ashworth wrote:
> >Properly configured sendmail's do this, mostly.
> 						^^^^^^
> I am not a sendmail expert, but I am told that it is in the forgery area
> that it could be improved.

SMTP in general has no mechanism whatsoever to prevent forgeries.