Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs

Seth <sethb@panix.com> Thu, 10 December 2009 18:19 UTC

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Date: Thu, 10 Dec 2009 13:19:18 -0500 (EST)
Subject: Re: [Asrg] Adding a spam button to MUAs
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Skull <skull@bofhland.org> wrote:
> On 12/10/09 6:32 AM, Seth wrote:

>> It shouldn't be that hard.  I tell the server "I've configured
>> seth@otherdomain to forward to this account."  The server sends a
>> magic message to seth@otherdomain;
. . .
> You're missing role-address aliases with several recipients. And mailing
> lists like this!

I don't think a mailing list is "one of my other addresses".  A role
account with multiple recipients is a mailing list.

> I really hope people doesn't start sending similar probe messages to MLs
> with thousands of recipients... :-P

Why would they?  (And since the probe messages would have a known
format, ML servers could easily reject them.)

Seth