[plug] re: Email rules

Hagar Horrible hagar at iinet.net.au
Thu Feb 21 13:40:02 WST 2008

On Thu, 21 Feb 2008, Jon L Miller wrote:
> I keep reading about maintaining a list and if I'm right that's fine, but
> I'm assuming that this list if generated from another location contains the
> name of the person sending it wouldn't it be best to have that e-mail
> dropped after all the sender should know the content of the mail he or she
> is sending. Usually if there is an address in it that's not right it'll fire
> back a message to the sender notifying them that that mail did not go
> through.  I guess what I'm looking for is if in the header that the domain
> of the sender is the same as the receiver then the mail should go through
> with the TO and FROM being the same. But if the sender domain is different
> and the TO and FROM has the same name and domain then it should be dropped.
> I hope this makes sense.
Unless they are trying to send a test mail.
There are several legimate reasons for some one to do
just that.

These emails should be left for the recipient to decide if they
are legit or not.

regs conon
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