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Re: comast email issues, who else has them?

  • From: Fergie
  • Date: Fri Sep 01 23:39:04 2006

Ack: X-Originating-From should be mandatory.


- ferg

-- David Ulevitch <[email protected]> wrote:

On Sep 1, 2006, at 6:33 PM, Brandon Galbraith wrote:

> I never understood why Gmail didn't put an X-Originating-From  
> header in mail sent out by web users.

Seconded!  It may not be a requirement but the omission is certainly  
inconsistent with most web-based email services, particularly a  
popular one like Gmail.  A lot of abuse ends at a dead-end because  
trying to deal with security/abuse @ gmail is a losing cause.


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