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Re: RFC and silent discarding of e-mails
From: Martin Mačok <martin.macok () underground cz>
Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2004 13:43:35 +0100

On Thu, Mar 04, 2004 at 10:46:30AM +0000, Luís Bruno wrote:

BTW, have you received notifications from other braindead antivirus
software deployed all over the world? We hope you're not drowning in 
them. And try to keep your heart-rate down.

Please re-read the message I wrote.

Management summary:

1) SMTP server shoulnd't silently discard the message nor should
   inspect the message data (RFC 2821).

2) SMTP filter can silently drop message (RFC 2979) and even should do
   so in most cases (RFC 1855).

3) SMTP server != SMTP filter. (RFC 3234)

Martin Mačok

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