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Re: recent spam to this list

In article <[🔎] 20031010120406.GD2526@balrog.logic.univie.ac.at>,
Andreas Metzler  <ametzler@logic.univie.ac.at> wrote:
>SMTP AUTH is no magic solution, you'd have to start routing mail by
>sender instead of recipient.
>Take myself, sharing a computer at home with somebody else who uses a
>completely different domain for her e-mail. Currently I simply take
>all mail and throw it to my current[1] internet access provider's
>smarthost. I would have to change the mail routing to send mail from
>me to smarthost A and mail from the other person to smarthost B.
>Even myself alone uses different domains for my mail, e.g. very rarely

You know, there is a difference between Envelope-From (SMTP MAIL FROM:)
and whatever you put in the From: header. They don't have to be the same.

Unfortunately, almost noone seems to realize this (in particular,
developers of mail software for the windows platform ...)

Never trust a statistic you didn't fake yourself.

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