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Re: [anti-spam-wg@localhost] RE: [anti-spam] Re: Domain spoofing - was Re: [anti-spam-wg@localhost]I wrote aspam filter in Perl

  • From: der Mouse < >
  • Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2003 07:27:39 -0400 (EDT)

>> The idea of advertising who is allowed to send for a domain is good
>> [but] [d]oing it in TXT records is clumsy.
> wouldn't the "RMX proposal" (draft) be a step into the right
> direction?

Only at a very high level.  It, like various other proposals, suffers
from the huge packets problem (places with a lot of outgoing mailhosts
need to generate a huge response when queried) and the DNS upgrade
problem (for it to become near-universal, new DNS support - meaning, in
most cases, new DNS software - needs to be rolled out nearly
everywhere, something which has an approximately zero chance of
happening on a timescale of less than years).

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