Subject: Re: Greg Woods - please fix your mailer!
To: Bill Studenmund <email@example.com>
From: John Nemeth <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/06/1998 13:46:36
On Jul 6, 11:20am, Bill Studenmund wrote:
} Sorry to spam the list with this, but direct communications don't work.
Then you simply don't communicate with them. Personally, I have
no time for people who's mailers are in violation of the RFC's;
especially, if it is a misguided attempt to block spam.
} ----- Transcript of session follows -----
} ... while talking to mail.weird.com.:
} >>> MAIL From:<email@example.com> SIZE=2829
} <<< 550 '<firstname.lastname@example.org>SIZE=2829' sender address target
} 'macro.stanford.edu' is not a valid e-mail domain (there is no MX record
} for it).
} ??? What is this poop? Since when do hosts HAVE to have MX records?
} macro.stanford.edu most CERTAINLY has an "A" record. Why isn't that good
It is plenty good enough. Anybody that says otherwise is full of
it. This is a severely broken mailer that should be scrapped (more
likely the admin should be scrapped, since this is most likely a
deliberately broken configuration).
}-- End of excerpt from Bill Studenmund