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Re: SMTP store and forward requires DSN for integrity (was Re:Cluelessanti-virus )
DO> Date: Fri, 9 Dec 2005 15:08:49 -0800 DO> From: Douglas Otis DO> This is a third-party acting in good faith, albeit performing a check better DO> done within the session. In your view, there is less concern about delivery DO> integrity, and so related DSNs should be tossed. Being done within the DO> session would be ideal, of course. When their architecture does not support Let's use some hyperbole: Say that the latest megaworm chucks out spam at speeds resembling SQL Slammer. The return-path specified is your email address. Millions of MXes send _you_ bogus DSNs "in good faith". Is this acceptable? If not, where do you draw the line -- and does that line apply to others, too? Eddy -- Everquick Internet - http://www.everquick.net/ A division of Brotsman & Dreger, Inc. - http://www.brotsman.com/ Bandwidth, consulting, e-commerce, hosting, and network building Phone: +1 785 865 5885 Lawrence and [inter]national Phone: +1 316 794 8922 Wichita ________________________________________________________________________ DO NOT send mail to the following addresses: [email protected] -*- [email protected] -*- [email protected] Sending mail to spambait addresses is a great way to get blocked. Ditto for broken OOO autoresponders and foolish AV software backscatter.