[SpamCop-List] Re: Need help To get our system setup correctly
Kilgallen at SpamCop.net
Wed Mar 1 21:27:49 EST 2006
In article <du4u1j$n0d$1 at news.spamcop.net>, "Jeff G." <jeffg at spamcop.net> writes:
> Anonymous wrote:
>> Then again, I get a fair number of webmaster@, sales@, and support@
>> spams on domains that have never had such email addresses, so perhaps
>> some spamcop spamtraps use those easy-to-guess prefixes?
> Those mailbox names are mandated (if the functions exist) by the RFC
> #2142 Mailbox Names for Common Services, not an Internet Standard yet,
> at http://www.rfc-editor.org/rfc/rfc2142.txt .
Gee, I read:
organizations which support email exchanges with the
Internet are encouraged to support AT LEAST each mailbox name for
which the associated function exists within the organization.
and to me "are encouraged" is quite different from "mandated".
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