For those of us that feel strongly that email should be a reliable transport medium.

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Feb 10 21:44:03 GMT 2004

At 21:39 10/02/2004, you wrote:
>At 01:21 PM 2/10/2004, Andy Sutton wrote:
>>On Tue, 2004-02-10 at 15:56, Julian Field wrote:
>> > But in the meantime, does anyone have any good ideas for a happy medium,
>> > such as enabling it but not documenting it, or producing a nasty log
>> > message if it is used, or something like that?
>> > All constructive ideas are most welcome.
>>Don't know if it is possible, but have an option where you can list your
>>hosted domains and then have an option to limit bounce messages to just
>>those those domains in the TO/FROM.  This would let providers inform
>>their customers that something did not go through while not polluting
>>the rest of the net.  I think that this would make everyone (mostly)
>I like this idea.  I still get warnings that we sent a virus (from
>non-existent users or machines here), and I keep trying to reply that the
>postmaster needs to restrict such messages to their own users.

I think we are just talking about spam here, not viruses as well. Viruses
are already covered in the configuration file as it stands.
Julian Field
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