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Re: @debian.org email forwarding and SPF

Adrian 'Dagurashibanipal' von Bidder wrote, Thursday, May 20, 2004 9:53 AM

> On Thursday 20 May 2004 10.33, Adam D. Barratt wrote:

> > It's not stopping the mail because it's spam - it's stopping the mail
> > because the sender address is provably false. What happens when the
> > virus starts sending mail claiming to be from <validuser>@debian.org?
> > It sails straight through the SPF check...

> Huh? Either I've not understand what SPF is all about, or you're
> just inventing things here.

I appear to have had a brain fart this morning. You are correct as to what
SPF would accomplish. My apologies.



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