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Re: @debian.org email forwarding and SPF

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 10:03:12AM +0800, Isaac To wrote:

> My understanding is that SPF ignores the "From:" RFC-2822 header, and
> considers only the "mail from" header during the SMTP (RFC-2821)
> communication.  That means the identity of the one forwarding the mail is
> used, not the actual originator of the mail.  A user who forwards a mail
> (say, using the bounce feature) using the gateway he normally uses should
> have no problem at all with SPF.  Only those who wants to send mail
> without ever contacting its own "home" mail server (or those without
> authenticated outgoing mail service) would suffer.

Such as, er, well, all of us sending mail with @debian.org addresses from
our home ISPs?

 - mdz

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