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Re: Selection of Appropriate Local SMTP Relay

  • From: Randy Bush
  • Date: Mon Jan 10 14:42:09 2000

> I hear it was one of the first Internet's ideas - to declare well-known
> addresses in addition to the well known ports. 

and notice that, in general, it did not catch on.  and in the few places it
did, it's been a continual pain in the ass.  bad-idea fairy strikes again.