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Re: trapdoor.merit.edu and other impatient Postfix mailers everywhere (fwd)

  • From: Mitch Halmu
  • Date: Fri Aug 03 00:43:46 2001


On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Chris Adams wrote:

> Once upon a time, Matt Martini <martini@invision.net> said:
> > I never liked the idea of someone else, with an agenda that I'm sure
> > doesn't coinside with mine, telling me who I should talk to or not. When
> > the source code defaulted to using these "services" that's when I bailed on
> > sendmail.
> 
> You must be talking about some other MTA.  Sendmail has never defaulted
> to using any of the MAPS (or any other DNS-based) lists.
> 
> You don't think DJB has an agenda?

Relevant sendmail source code extracted:

http://www.dotcomeon.com/release_notes.html

Quote: "The default is rbl.maps.vix.com." Never say never again ;)

--Mitch
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