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Fwd: Please confirm your message



I believe that it is inappropriate to use such an email system that does this 
when sending messages to the BTS.

Also anyone who wants to use such a system when posting to a popular mailing 
list (such as debian-devel) should first put in place a white-list of people 
who regularly post to the list (such as me).

For reference, I will not reply to such a message, but I will consider putting 
the entire domain in my spam filter if such messages continue.

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Subject: Please confirm your message
Date: 30 Nov 2002 15:45:19 -0000
From: "The qconfirm program" 
<pape-qc-cf044267dab114709391d204675c444a@smarden.org>
To: russell@coker.com.au

Hello, this is the qconfirm mail-handling program at <pape@smarden.org>.
One or more messages from you are being held because your address was not
recognized.

To release your pending message(s) for delivery, please reply to this
request. Your reply will not be read, so an empty message is fine.

If you do not reply to this request, your message(s) will eventually be
returned to you, and will never be delivered to the envelope recipient.

This confirmation verifies that your message(s) are legitimate and not
junk-mail.

Regards, the qconfirm program, http://smarden.org/qconfirm/

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From: Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au>
Reply-To: Russell Coker <russell@coker.com.au>
To: "Gerrit Pape" <pape@smarden.org>, 171253@bugs.debian.org
Subject: Re: Bug#171253: ITP: libdjbdns -- DNS client library designed to
 replace the BIND res_*/dn_* library Date: Sat, 30 Nov 2002 16:44:39 +0100
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On Sat, 30 Nov 2002 15:34, Gerrit Pape wrote:
> License: Bernstein has put the .[ch] files (dns.h, dns_dfd.c,
> dns_domain.c, dns_dtda.c, dns_ip.c, dns_ipq.c, dns_mx.c, dns_name.c,
> dns_nd.c, dns_packet.c, dns_random.c, dns_rcip.c, dns_rcrw.c,
> dns_resolve.c, dns_sortip.c, dns_transmit.c, dns_txt.c) and all
> necessary lower-level .[ch] files into the public domain[1].  I do not
> plan to make any changes to those files, so Bernstein's djbdns security
> guarantee[2] applies. My additions to the package will be licensed under
> a BSD compatible license.

The URL did not make this license adequately clear to me.

Does this specifically differ from the license of Qmail?

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