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From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: 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 19:29:26
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- --On Thursday, November 29, 2007 13:39:09 -0500 Andrew Sullivan 
<ajs(at)crankycanuck(dot)ca> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 29, 2007 at 01:00:07PM -0400, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
>> And is there a reason to assume spammers are that stupid as to not switch to
>> using 587 if that does become some sort of standard?
>
> Um, that you can't?  One of the points of the new port was that it _only_
> allowed authenticated submission.

'k, sorry, you did say that in your last to me ... but, wouldn't *that* imply 
that it is suddenly now okay to open up port 25?  What I think is losing me 
here is why add a new port, when port 25 itself *should* already be 'only 
allowed authenticated'?  Or, when you say "Only", do you mean even from the 
local network, no exceptions?

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