TMDA Re: [Gllug] New worm doing the rounds?

David Damerell damerell at
Wed Feb 18 16:37:40 UTC 2004

On Wednesday, 18 Feb 2004, Doug Winter wrote:
>On Wed 18 Feb David Damerell wrote:
>>We can send email from any address we choose whether or not we have
>>SPF. The recipient may reject it on the basis of the originating IP
>>address whether or not we have SPF. What's different?
>Are you suggesting that sending emails that aren't received is useful?

I'm pointing out that SPF does not change the present situation;
recipients may use the originating IP address, the envelope and
message body From addresses, and/or exterior data (such as the DUL or
MAPS RBL, at present; or SPF DNS entries, in future) to reject or
accept mail.

So; what's different?

David Damerell <damerell at> flcl?
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