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John W. Baxter
jwblist at loricamail.com
Wed Feb 22 22:34:15 CET 2006
On 2/21/06 3:27 PM, "Matthew Thompson" <thompson at bwcoe.com> wrote:
> I have a mailing list with users subscribed from two particular domains,
> call them nice.com and naughty.com. The security czars are naughty.com
> have decided that inbound email with naughty.com in the From address
> cannot possibly be legitimate so they silently drop the mail.
> The result of this is when users from nice.com send email to the list,
> everyone gets the message just fine. However, when someone from
> naughty.com sends a message, only users at nice.com get the message.
> One way around this is to make the list anonymous but that creates the
> problem that we don't know who sent the message unless everyone always
> remembers to mark the messages either in the subject line or at the end
> of the message.
You know your institutional requirements and I don't. However, I don't
think I would do anything to accommodate naughty.com's users. Let them use
an address elsewhere for dealing with your mailing list.
--John the Churl
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