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On the inoc-dba subject
From: Joe Maimon <jmaimon () ttec com>
Date: Mon, 06 Feb 2006 07:16:23 -0500
Is it really cluefull to have this paragraph?
Please make sure that your spam filters allow email from "pch.net"
before you sign up, since we will need to automatically verify your
Since we all know that whitelisting and blacklisting by in-band stated
"from" email address is quite wrong-headed, from a clue standpoint.
Perhaps something like this?
Please make sure that your spam filters allow email sent from
<ip-addresses> with a from address of pch.net before you sign up, since
we will need to automatically verify your email address.
Where <ip-addresses> is the output of a dig command against the outgoing
smtp servers sending the notifications?
In general, ML and other automated email things should have a way to
display the bounce to the user, which would mean storing it for some
small period of time. Otherwise it becomes rather difficult to do the
right thing filtering wise.
(Google seems to do this for their notifications that get 45x/55x)
- On the inoc-dba subject Joe Maimon (Feb 06)