[linux-elitists] Swen

Matthew Galgoci mgalgoci@redhat.com
Mon Sep 22 13:02:20 PDT 2003


On Mon, 22 Sep 2003, Matthew Galgoci wrote:

> > > > On the contrary; if you block the message at the SMTP level, the
> > > > sender gets an error.  The blocking error message should include
> > > > something intelligible on why the message was rejected, and the
> > > > sender can fix that problem with their message and resend.
> > >
> > > You assume 1) the sender is valid and 2) the sender is the address
> > > of the responsible party. Neither of these are necessarily the case
> > > for virus type spam.
> > 
> > You call yourself an elitist, and you don't even know what really
> > happens when you reject email at the SMTP level?

Ahem....

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> Return-Path: <*****@inwind.it> 

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smtp3.libero.it looks like a valid isp mail exchager to me.

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Matthew Galgoci		"If you were a woman I'd kiss you right now."
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