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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: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)alvh(dot)no-ip(dot)org>
Cc: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>, Andrew Sullivan <ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca>, pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Can we please refuse mail to the list from list addresses?
Date: 2007-11-29 15:59:56
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> 
>> - --On Thursday, November 29, 2007 13:53:06 +0100 Magnus Hagander 
>> <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net> wrote:
>>
>>> That one may be, but it's not like it's a *new* concept that you shouldn't
>>> have end-users connecting and sending email on port 25...
>> Is anyone arguing that?  I always connect / send on port 25 ...
> 
> The IETF is.  What they are saying is that you are helping the spammers
> by not using 587.
> 

O.k. what I don't understand is, "how" are we helping spammers? It isn't 
like we allow relaying without auth.

Joshua D. Drake

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