Stealth Blocking

Shawn McMahon smcmahon at
Thu May 24 16:43:45 UTC 2001

On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 06:12:56PM -0700, Roeland Meyer wrote:
> Absolutely not. Our entire Norte Americano culture is biased AGAINST apriori
> restrictions. You DO NOT spank someone for something that they have NOT, in
> fact, done.

Leash laws.  Prohibitions on minors buying spray paint.  Speeding laws.

> I think we have [only] a slight disconnect here. ident is part of the
> protocol. [side note: I'm setting up a new Postfix host (my first Postfix

Ident is a completely seperate protocol.  Saying ident is part of SMTP
is like saying TCP/IP is.  Ident is optionally used by SMTP, but it's not
a part of it.

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