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Re: smtpserver consulting router
Once Eugene Crosser wrote:
>> I think it used to be that smtpserver used to consult
>> router process to verify RCPT, VRFY, MAIL et cetera parameters?
>> It would be a better substitute for current anti-spam facilities
>> in smtpserver, I wonder if it still works and how bad it impacts
>> machine load?
>Similar idea was discussed on this list a while ago (and I was defending
>it). It was decided that it is (1) better to reject mail on early stage,
>and (2) doing it in smtpserver would make less impact on system performance.
Well, as the matter of fact it impacts 1) design of zmailer
2) smtpserver simplicity and therefore robustness. Shall we make
two alternative implementations?
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