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Re: Children of ORBS

  • To: Anders Andersson < >
  • From: "Clive D.W. Feather" < >
  • Date: Sat, 1 Sep 2001 14:18:42 +0100
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Anders Andersson said:
>>> The host you submitted at ORDB.org (xx.xx.xx.xx), has been thoroughly
>>> checked, and does not seem to permit relaying.
>>> 
>>> Please note however, that this may be caused by extreme delays at
>>> the servers end.
> 
> There should be no extreme delays in "550 Relaying denied"...

Not every relaying attempt *should* get that.

Consider "a%b@localhost", which is - or used to be - a common relaying technique.
My laptop's SMTP server (correctly) delivers such email to the local user
"a%b" and so does not return a 550 code; why should it ?

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