Re: @debian.org email forwarding and SPF
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Alan Shutko <email@example.com> wrote:
>Paul.Hampson@anu.edu.au (Paul Hampson) writes:
>> SPF basically undoes the recent attitude of "SMTP traffic should be sent
>> via your local ISP's SMTP server, not via the SMTP server that _receives_
>> mail for the domain you're sending from."
>Not really. It just extends it (as some residential ISPs have
>already done) to "SMTP traffic should only be sent via your local
>ISP's SMTP server, using your email address at that ISP." With the
>minor caveat that if you happen to have the rare luck that you _can_
>contact the mail server for the domain you'd like to send from, you
>are allowed to send from it.
ISPs will just have to set up port 587 (submission service). Fixed.
Really, it's been a major oversight that POP3 and IMAP never
included a "POST" command. I never understood that.