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Re: Branden's mail policies

On Sun, 19 Jun 2005 16:35:31 +0200, Michael Banck <mbanck@debian.org> said: 

> On Sun, Jun 19, 2005 at 10:35:50PM +1000, Sam Couter wrote:
>> 1) The Internet is peer-to-peer. You want to break that?
>> 2) Some of the ISPs I've used refuse to relay my messages when they
>> claim to be from my dropbear address instead of the ISPs domain.
>> 3) If I can't afford DSL or cable, or it's not available in my
>>    area, I'm
>> stuck on dial-up. What difference does that make to a mail spool?

> Your points are all valid, yet they are unrelated to the Subject of
> your mail.

> The question is: Should the DPL jump through hoops to make sure his
> mails are recieved by people, even if they have other opinions on
> email transports than he has?

        No. The DPL, hopefully, jas better ways to spend his time, and
 more critical tasks to perform, than to jump through hoops to please
 people who just drop mail without paying any attention to content.

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