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Re: Every spam is sacred

On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 07:59:15AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jun 2003 14:17:23 +0200 (CEST), Santiago Vila <sanvila@unex.es> said: 

> > In this case you should point your MUA to mail.upv.es.
> > If they leave mail.upv.es as an open relay and you get blocked

> > because of this, you should complain to postmaster at upv.es, not to
> > whoever blocked you.

> 	In the meanwhile, you, an innocent, would have become
>  collateral damage, and your non-spam mail would still be rejected by
>  those who blindly trudst thr RBL. And it is very likely they do not
>  care. 

> 	I find that unacceptable, myself.

Given that it's been pointed out that the MTA supports per-user bouncing
of mail from open relays, and that it's very possible to use LDAP to
provide easy management of per-user preferences, why is there any need
to continue discussing what individual developers do or don't consider
acceptable for collateral damage?

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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