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Leslie Mikesell writes:
> Then the point of checking is only to make things difficult for the
> people who aren't forging messages???
No, the point of checking is to make things easier for the list manager.
Most of what a mailing list manager program does it does to make things
easier for the human managing the list.
>> That is as much of a hint as I will give.
> It is a pretty common configuration for sendmail to masquarade
> all the machines in a domain as just the domain name and have
> it rewrite everything in its cw list as the masquaraded name.
Yep, and if a site starts doing that, they should inform people of the
change and the possible problems that might arise, so that they can be
dealt with before they become a problem.
> I can stick my own From: on a message, but chinet.chinet.com
> still goes out as chinet.com, or it did the last time I tried
> and according to the sendmail docs, it is supposed to.
There are trivial ways to deal with that, too, like temporarilly disabling
smart_host and mail_hub.
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