Re: recent spam to this list
On Tue, 14 Oct 2003 10:21:23 -0500, John Hasler <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> I understand all that, which is why I found statements such as those
>> 20031013091645.GA5606@kos.to> confusing. The fact is I can add SPF
> records for any IP numbers I want to domains I control. Thus if I
> want to be able to send mail from the library or the university
> claiming to be from my domain I just need to add the appropriate
> records to my domain. The library and university have nothing to
> say in the matter.
Consider this use case: I travel a lot, and stay in hotels
with network connections. Unfortunately, these nigtly billed domains
have very poor mail gateways; I've been burned before. I now connect
directly and deliver mail from the MTA on my laptop.
I do not know, a priori, what the IP address is likely to be,
and getting DNS changed for datasync.com would take days, not hours,
by which time I would no longer be at the IP.
I do not have co-located servers; and my normal machine may
not be accessible from outside to tunnel to. Just like the postcards
I mail from the Hotel, the return address on my email points to a
Would there be any way to implement tihs use case with
everyone using SPF, and telling spamassassin to deep six failures?
Okay, Okay -- I admit it. You didn't change that program that worked
just a little while ago; I inserted some random characters into the
executable. Please forgive me. You can recover the file by typing in
the code over again, since I also removed the source.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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