In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Celejar wrote: >On Wed, 18 Mar 2009 11:07:47 -0500 >"Boyd Stephen Smith Jr." <email@example.com> wrote: >> In <49C0B85A.firstname.lastname@example.org>, Matthew Smith wrote: >> >Quoth Bob Cox at 2009-03-18 18:39... >> >> The question is whether you should be rejecting email from any user >> >> @act.gov.au just because act.gov.au does not resolve. >> >Tempting though it is, rejecting mail on the basis of RFC-non >> > compliance is NOT a good move. >> <div class="militant"> >> BS. Grow a spine, stand up for the standards, and kick non-compliant >> mail to the curb. If enough people do it, others will follow. >> </div> >But don't forget Postel's Robustness Principle: > >TCP implementations will follow a general principle of robustness: be >conservative in what you do, be liberal in what you accept from >others." I'll follow it as soon as they do. :P It should also be noted that being too liberal in what you accept from others has caused security issues in the past. (Ping of Death or XMas-tree packets anyone?) -- Boyd Stephen Smith Jr. ,= ,-_-. =. email@example.com ((_/)o o(\_)) ICQ: 514984 YM/AIM: DaTwinkDaddy `-'(. .)`-' http://iguanasuicide.net/ \_/
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