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Re: MTA: usage of smart host

on Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 12:57:15PM -0500, Jeffrey L. Taylor (jeff@austinblues.dyndns.org) wrote:
> Quoting Karsten M. Self <kmself@ix.netcom.com>:
> [snip]
> > I suppose the concept of boycotting a concern whose actions you find
> > objectionable is beyond your ken.  Others may see the light.
> > 
> I understand it quite well.  However, doing what you opponent does
> hardly shows that you find their behaviour unacceptable.  It is
> simply a power struggle.
> And in fact, you aren't really boycotting them.  I propose that
> getting your mother to switch and telling AOL that is why you are
> changing will have more impact.  That's a boycott.
> They won't notice that buried in the mail log of server 27535 is a
> note that your domain FAILED to deliver mail sent to you.  And of
> course, if they want to open a dialogue with you, you won't accept
> that message either.  What you are doing is like a five year old sitting
> in the corner with his/her hands over his/her ears, yelling, "Nyah,
> nyah, nyah, I can't hear you".

See:  Message-ID: <[🔎] 20030415061930.GB18290@ganymede>

Khendon's Law is invoked.


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