Re: [Evolution] RFC 2476 - Message Submission

I read some of it, and I'm not sure what they are trying to do.  Sounds like they would put alot of work on developers of smpt servers and clients, and all this would be wasted because spammers could just as easily make they needed changes too.
A better idea IMHO?  Have mail servers carry certs like secure http sites.  Cert fails verification with third party?  No mail from you then.  Running a server that allowed forged info, and get caught?  Cert revoked.  Sure a spammer can still spam away, but it wouldn't be a forged source and you could contact the server admin, and if the complaite to the cert authority got to be numerous they would have trouble getting a renewal.  Bonus?  Encrypted transmission of emails would be possible =)'s fun to dream anyway, we can't even get IPv6 inplace, lol.
----- Original Message -----
From: Not Zed
Sent: Monday, May 24, 2004 10:24 PM
Subject: Re: [Evolution] RFC 2476 - Message Submission

pretty bizarre idea.

SMTP but with slighly different semantics?  for badly written mail clients?  Ugh.

On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 21:10 -0500, Ron Johnson wrote:
Evo developers,

What do you all think of this?

I saw it in reference to this article, but don't know if it's a good
idea or not.'s+Internet+zombies/2010-1034_3-5218178.html

Michael Zucchi <notzed ximian com>

Ximian Evolution and Free Software Developer

Novell, Inc.

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