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Re: Localized mail servers, global scope

  • From: Michael.Dillon
  • Date: Thu Jun 23 04:49:53 2005

> You don't need a central MX if each site MTA knows which users are at
> which sites. Incoming email may have to take an extra hop if it comes in
> to the wrong site, but that's a consequence of the specification that no
> implementation can fix.

In other words, SMTP does not have the equivalent of an
HTTP redirect which is what he wants here. Maybe SMTP
really is broken? ;-)

--Michael Dillon