Re: [ietf-smtp] [Emailcore] Proposed ESMTP keyword RCPTLIMIT

Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net> Tue, 20 April 2021 13:42 UTC

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To: Laura Atkins <laura@wordtothewise.com>, ietf-smtp@ietf.org
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From: Dave Crocker <dhc@dcrocker.net>
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Subject: Re: [ietf-smtp] [Emailcore] Proposed ESMTP keyword RCPTLIMIT
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On 4/20/2021 2:17 AM, Laura Atkins wrote:
> I don’t think a discussion about why or if it’s sensible will make any 
> difference. The companies who are closing the connections after X number 
> of messages (5, 10 and 20 are all used) are not likely to either defend 
> their technical decisions to the IETF or change their behavior after a 
> decade and at least one whole infrastructure rearchitecture.
> 
> What we should be doing is figuring out how to make these limits more 
> clear to senders.


+1

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Dave Crocker
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