RE: [Asrg] C/R - What people say

"Eric Dean" <eric@purespeed.com> Tue, 13 May 2003 23:04 UTC

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From: Eric Dean <eric@purespeed.com>
To: Yakov Shafranovich <research@solidmatrix.com>, asrg@ietf.org
Subject: RE: [Asrg] C/R - What people say
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Date: Tue, 13 May 2003 19:06:35 -0400
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Well, I use a CR system and am subscribed to various mailing lists.  We use
the Sender header to exempt challenges.

The problems are generally related to the effectiveness CR but I have some
ideas of how stateful servers and/or client software can help improve that.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: asrg-admin@ietf.org [mailto:asrg-admin@ietf.org]On Behalf Of Yakov
> Shafranovich
> Sent: Tuesday, May 13, 2003 5:26 PM
> To: Eric Dean; asrg@ietf.org
> Subject: [Asrg] C/R - What people say
>
>
> Here are a few links to some interesting articles on possible
> problems with
> C/R systems:
>
> http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tbart=07181
> http://www.politechbot.com/p-04746.html
>
>
> The biggest problem seem to be dealing with mailing lists. An interesting
> quote from one article on existing solutions and rules:
>
> "A relatively easy to solve problem with challenge systems is that most of
> them are written by dimwits who don't understand the way that e-mail
> really works.  In 1983 the 4.3BSD Berkeley Unix "vacation"  program
> correctly dealt with mail from lists and other mechanical sources, yet 20
> years later I still see out-of-office replies from Lotus Notes and MS
> Exchange to list mail every day."
>
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