[Mailman-developers] Re: [meta-sig] mailman problems
Barry A. Warsaw
bwarsaw@CNRI.Reston.Va.US (Barry A. Warsaw)
Mon, 27 Apr 1998 12:24:06 -0400 (EDT)
>>>>> "JV" == John Viega <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
JV> Well, you can, but that would have a few problems of its own:
JV> 1) DNS lookup can be slow. People want instant feedback.
JV> 2) Sometimes DNS is flakey, and you might reject a perfectly
JV> valid email address. Sendmail will just keep it in a queue
JV> and try again periodically, so if it is a transient problem,
JV> then no problem.
JV> I would say that perhaps the list of domains *should* stay,
JV> but not be a requirement. How about, the list gets checked,
JV> and gives you a warning but not a fatal error if your address
JV> doesn't have one of the listed endings?
Good idea. Optional DNS lookup could be added with a similar