grante at visi.com
Sat Mar 16 06:31:38 CET 2002
In article <trqk8.21666$Vx1.1878870 at newsread1.prod.itd.earthlink.net>, Billy Ng wrote:
> Nothing evil here. I have 2 reasons why I would do this program. Firs, it
> is my TCP/IP concept class's project. Basically, I want to try what the
> book tells in to code, but I notice it does not work the way it says in so
> many commercial SMTP servers.
Things in the real world don't work they way they describe them
in networking classes?!?! ;)
> Second, I have been unemployed for about 4 months. My
> friend's company needs a program to verify the users who
> registered to their service. They found out many registered
> users were using fake addresses.
The only way that will actually work is to send an e-mail with
some sort of unique ID in it. Require that the user reply to
the message. No competent ISP will allow outsiders to check
whether an arbitrary e-mail address is valid.
> I just want to try this program to see if I will get a job
> there. That's all! I really do appreciate if you would
> provide any info for me to complete this project.
Good luck, but it's going to be an up hill battle.
Grant Edwards grante Yow! Is this BOISE??
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