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Re: unwise filtering policy from cox.net

  • From: William Herrin
  • Date: Wed Nov 21 11:07:56 2007
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On Nov 21, 2007 1:51 AM, Paul Ferguson <[email protected]> wrote:
> >An unfortunate limitation of the SMTP protocol is it initially only
> >looks at the right-hand side of an address when connecting to a
> >server to send e-mail, and not the left-hand side.  This means
>
> Sure, it's an "unfortunate limitation", but I hardly think it's
> an issue to hand-wave about and say "oh, well".
>
> Suggestions?

Standardize on [email protected]? If an MX exists for
abuse.the-domain-you're-looking-for then send to that instead of to
[email protected]?

Regards,
Bill Herrin

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