Re: [Asrg] We don't need no stinkin IMAP or POP, was Adding a spam button to MUAs

Dave CROCKER <dcrocker@bbiw.net> Sat, 06 February 2010 06:39 UTC

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On 2/5/2010 10:26 PM, John R Levine wrote:
> One of my MUAs picks up its mail using IMAP from localhost:2143.  Another one
> reads a mailstore via NFS.  How do I configre them?

That level of site-specific local specialization needs site-specific local 
configuration capabilities for the reporting info, too.


> Can you explain more clearly what that better functionality is? We're looking
> for the place to send the ARF report, which both TXT and SRV do just fine.

I just know you saw:

On 2/5/2010 5:34 PM, Steve Atkins wrote:
> The right hand side of a SRV record is a hostname, not an email address.


TXT can support an email address.  An SRV can't.

And to the extent that there is any possibility of needing to encode other data,
TXT can support that (later) enhancement.


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   Dave Crocker
   Brandenburg InternetWorking
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