[Mailman-Users] Goodmail spells doom for mailing lists?
Sally K Scheer
winerat at villagecorner.com
Fri Feb 24 05:27:56 CET 2006
I'm not quite sure what you've just written here. What is AOL blocking?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Crocker" <dhc2 at dcrocker.net>
Cc: <mailman-users at python.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2006 7:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Goodmail spells doom for mailing lists?
>>> Has anyone talked about the changes planned by AOL, Yahoo! etc. to
>>> require "certification" via Goodmail or just be blocked?
>> It's been beaten to death -- at this point I can't recall if here or on
>> other lists. Essentially it means nothing. AOL backpedaled the next day
>> saying it wasn't a press release, they aren't requiring anything, blah
> Having looked over the earlier articles I could find in the archive, and
> how sensitive mailing list operation is to various mail authentication
> techniques -- e.g., SPF really does break it -- and given that AOL did not
> say that they are not requiring anything, I thought it worth reciting the
> current policy, as both yahoo and aol are stating quite explicitly:
> Their use of Goodmail is for "transaction" messages, like purchase
> and is only an adjunct to both service providers' existing mechanisms.
> example, AOL with be continuing both of its existing white-list services.
> From what I can tell, the Goodmail technology does not work through a
> list. From what I can tell, limited its application to transaction mail
> keep this from being a problem.
> Dave Crocker
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