[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: @debian.org email forwarding and SPF

* Giacomo A. Catenazzi (cate@debian.org) [040517 12:10]:
> Marco d'Itri wrote:
> >On May 15, John Belmonte <john@neggie.net> wrote:

> >>The debian.org forwarding done by the LDAP distributed email system 
> >>doesn't seem to implement the sender rewriting scheme 
> >>(http://spf.pobox.com/srs).

> >And let's hope it will continue this way, SPF is a solution looking for
> >a problem.
> The spam is a real problem, and it is demostrable that there cannot
> exist a perfect solution (and I suppose also a good single solution).
> SPF solve a small part of the "spam" problem: it will reduce e.g.
> the viruses "from" support@microsoft.com and the bounces of viruses and 
> spam "send from" my address ad d.o.
> If spams forge address, there should be a real anti-anti-spam 
> motivation, so SPF will help in this relative small field.

And SPF breaks at the same time the ease of forwarding email.

   PGP 1024/89FB5CE5  DC F1 85 6D A6 45 9C 0F  3B BE F1 D0 C5 D1 D9 0C

Reply to: