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Re: Unusual spam recently - hummm - postprocess

On Thu, Jun 03, 2004 at 03:23:51PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
However, if your system is able to determine _during the SMTP session_
that the mail is unwanted (as spam or for some other reason), it can
issue a 55X Reject error and refuse delivery, instead of accepting the
mail and then having to make the poor choice between /dev/nulling the
received mail and issuing an almost certainly inappropriate bounce

Yeah, big difference. If the spam is going through a relay, the relay
will send the same bounce and the same person will get the bounce
Mike Stone

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