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Re: [policy] When Tech Meets Policy...
On 8/14/07, Douglas Otis <dotis@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > This comment was added as a follow-on note. Sorry for not being clear. > > Accepting messages from a domain lacking MX records might be risky > due to the high rate of domain turnovers. Within a few weeks, more > than the number of existing domains will have been added and deleted > by then. Spammers take advantage of this flux. Unfortunately SMTP > server discovery via A records is permitted and should be > deprecated. Should be (perhaps) but clearly isn't. When you run it through a standards body and/or obtain broad acceptance; great! Until then, it's pipe dreaming. Regards, Al Iverson -- Al Iverson on Spam and Deliverability, see http://www.spamresource.com News, stats, info, and commentary on blacklists: http://www.dnsbl.com My personal website: http://www.aliverson.com -- Chicago, IL, USA