[ietf-dkim] more on discardable, was Lists "BCP" draft
mike at mtcc.com
Wed May 26 08:09:19 PDT 2010
On 05/26/2010 07:48 AM, Steve Atkins wrote:
>>> Perhaps I missed something, but if domain B is rejecting email from the list Authored by A, then won't that cause a list member at domain B to be removed from the list as well? I think that is what John meant by innocent bystander. Most MLM remove subscribers after repeated bounces. I don't know if they are smart enough to look into why the message bounced.
> That's exactly the issue, and not a theoretical one.
> However, domain B is not an innocent bystander, as they intentionally configured their mail system to reject mail it shouldn't, and the recipients at domain B support that decision, on some level.
Wait a minute. There's nothing wrong with discarding something set to discardable (cf, "shouldn't").
Or are you saying that it shouldn't produce a bounce/5xx and just silently discard it?
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