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Re: Can we please refuse mail to the list from list addresses?

From: "Joshua D(dot) Drake" <jd(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>
Cc: pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can we please refuse mail to the list from list addresses?
Date: 2007-11-29 15:55:23
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Andrew Sullivan wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2007 at 03:33:33PM -0800, Josh Berkus wrote:
>> Not practical.  When I'm on the road (about 150 days a year) hotels and 
>> cafe wireless often block port 25 and 143.  So I absolutely have to use a 
> 
> But they're mostly not blocking port 587, which is where mail is supposed to
> be submitted to.  And if they _are_ blocking it, then they need to be hit
> with a cluestick.

Your point? Most companies need to be hit with a cluestick, that doesn't 
mean they don't do it. There is a very large free wifi provider near me 
that actually blocks anything that doesn't have www. E.g; they don't 
block ports, they blocks names!


> 
>> direct SMTP.
> 
> Nobody should be using "direct SMTP" as such in this day and age.  That's
> what the submission port is for.
> 

That may be correct but it certainly isn't reality.

Joshua D. Drake

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