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SubjectRe: VGER does gradual SPF activation (FAQ matter)
On 6/10/06, David Woodhouse <> wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-06-11 at 01:27 +0300, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> > Now that there is even an RFC published about SPF...
> Please, don't do this. SPF makes assumptions about email which are just
> not true; it rejects perfectly valid mail.
> --
> dwmw2

I agree.

Further, while there is an RFC for SPF, it is an RFC for an
experimental protocol. In addition to what David points out in his web
site, SPF is controversial, and is in competition with other
approaches. (See RFC 4408.)

It's not widely deployed. It doesn't work. It'll break standard-abiding email.

Do you really want that?
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