Re: What I've been wondering about the DMARC problem

"Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com> Mon, 21 April 2014 20:48 UTC

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Subject: Re: What I've been wondering about the DMARC problem
From: "Murray S. Kucherawy" <superuser@gmail.com>
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On Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 11:42 AM, Ned Freed <ned.freed@mrochek.com> wrote:

> > If you say so, but I can't think of an example off the top of my head.
>
> What planet are you on? I get mail with intentionally invalid From: fields
> all
> the time. The domain usuall (but not always) exists, but the mailbox
> returns an
> error.
>

Rudeness aside, I'm on a planet where I can't remember the last time I got
a message where the stuff after the "@" was a domain name that doesn't
exist.  Maybe you get them, but I don't.  Sorry to burst your blustery
bubble.


> I also get mail that says something like "this goes to a mailbox that's
> unmonitored" somewhere in the message. But rather less of that.
>

Yes, I get those too.

-MSK