Stealth Blocking

Jason Slagle raistlin at tacorp.net
Fri May 25 00:57:36 UTC 2001



On Thu, 24 May 2001, Mitch Halmu wrote:

> I will give you a solid reason why we won't try this, quoting research 
> with POP-before-SMTP conducted by the founder of MAPS TSI, Chip Rosenthal 
> http://users.laserlink.net/~chip/relay-pres-9910/
> 
> You don't have to believe me that our clients will not accept that, take
> his words instead:
> 
> "Our users hated it - particularly those using MS Outlook"
> 
> No need to describe what happens when your clients hate your service...

Pop before SMTP has come a long way since 1999, and newer outlook does
SMTP auth.  If you support both, Pop before SMTP for clients who cannot
do SMTP Auth, then you shouldn't have users hating it.

Jason

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