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Re: RFC and silent discarding of e-mails
From: Luís Bruno <lbruno () republico estv ipv pt>
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2004 16:23:55 +0000
Martin Mačok wrote:
Please re-read the message I wrote.
I was trying to paraphrase (rather ironically) the messages antivirus
software sends to forged envelope senders.
3) SMTP server != SMTP filter. (RFC 3234)
I wasn't aware of this distinction; I've always considered the
antivirus and spam checks as part of the SMTP dialog; I'd rather reject
inline a virus-laden message than to accept-then-discard.
Thanks for pointing out the details!
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