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Re: Open Letter to D-Link about their NTP vandalism
Miquel van Smoorenburg wrote:
Three choicesIn article <[email protected]>, Matt Ghali <[email protected]> wrote:.or do you think that TCP/IP connection should be held open until the message can be scanned for spam and viruses just so we can give a 550 MESSAGE REJECTED error instead of silently dropping it?absolutely. is that actually a problem, today, in 2006?RCPT TO: <[email protected]> RCPT TO: <[email protected]> DATA . .. after content scanning, user1 wants the mail, user2 doesn't. Now what ? Mike.
Screw sender by dropping user2 from recipient list
Its only on the third choice that you have to decide whether or not to notify the sender with a bounce.
A patched sendmail can prevent a milter from performing a reject of an email as requested by a milter, if some of the recipients do not want the protection offered.