Subject: Re: printer supplies
To: Greg A. Woods <>
From: Dave Huang <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 11/03/2000 19:26:19
On Fri, 3 Nov 2000, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> If a connection doesn't come from a valid mail server (i.e. if it comes
> from an IP listed in the MAPS DUL) then it is by definition trying to
> steal my resources, regardless of how valid or non-spam-like the content
> might be.  This rule *should* go double for servers hosting public lists
> such as the NetBSD mail server(s).

Who says my mail server isn't valid? My mail server is just as good as
my ISP's mail server, thank you very much. I have no idea if it's on the
MAPS DUL, but I do have a dial-up connection to my ISP.

And since my mail server works just fine, I see very little reason to
use my ISP's mail server (it's only when I have to email large files to
multiple recipients that I think it might be a bit nicer on my ISDN line
to only have to send the thing once... but I try to avoid having to
email large files).

> Such people need to learn that they are not Internet Gods and they just
> can't go about willy nilly breaking rules and assumptions set up in the
> more global context to protect the rights of other users.

I'm not breaking any rules.

> I.e. use your provider's authorised relay or lose.

No thanks...
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