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Re: Questions about Internet Packet Losses
From: Matt Ranney <mjr () ranney com>
Date: Thu, 16 Jan 1997 01:01:42 -0800 (PST)

Barry Shein writes...

[...]
3. In order for an email message to pass over port 52 it must have a
header which reads:

      X-SPAM-CHARTER: This message conforms to the SPAM Charter

or similar (X-PUCE-CHARTER:). Otherwise, it's just dropped on the
floor. Remember that this is the new port.

4. Abuse of that header is a litigable trademark violation (we get
this set up with lawyers, but akin to DC comics or the Good
Housekeeping Seal.)
[...]

You can trademark the use of a TCP port?  Are you sure?

If so, what a keen idea this might be.  Either that, or its really
scary.  I'm not sure which.
-- 
Matt Ranney - mjr () ranney com

This is how I sign all my messages.
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