Re: Why not allow bounces? They are required by RFC822!
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Tue Feb 21 13:29:18 EST 2006
In article <dtfnrr$cl6$1 at news.spamcop.net>, "cb" <nobody at devnull.spamcop.net> writes:
> I seem to be caught inside the lookinglass. The server I administer
> (184.108.40.206) is being listed by spamcop due to bounced messages.
> Bounced messages are REQUIRED BY RFC822 (emphasis added) as stated in your
> FAQ. So to make spamcop happy we are expected to become noncompliant with
> the controlling RFC.
Any language authorizing Accept then Bounce is a vestige of the past,
before spammers adopted their present habits. You should perform
all rejection during the SMTP dialog so you are not spamming innocent
> I don't get the logic here.
The logic is that the requirements you cite are unworkable in today's
world. You get to decide whether you prefer to have your mail accepted
or to conform to that rule you cite.
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