Why SPF over PTR?

phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu
Tue Nov 30 17:27:58 UTC 2004

Stephane Bortzmeyer <bortzmeyer at nic.fr> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 10:39:22PM +0000,
>  phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu <phn at icke-reklam.ipsec.nu> wrote 
>  a message of 50 lines which said:

>> SPF , well, you will have to look long before finding someone cared
>> to create them. Still you cannot rely on them until pretty much
>> everyone "serious" has SPF-records,

> aol.com, hotmail.com, gnu.org, pobox.com, amazon.com, freebsd.org,
> ipsec.nu have SPF records and you say that noone use it???

Amongst the huge population of e-mail destinations i see every day 
it's a few ( so far ) that cares with SPF.

> True, isc.org does not have SPF records :-)

And until "everyone" is assumed to have SPF one cannot refuse mails 
since they lack SPF. To me it's unclear when it's starting to get usable.

Peter Håkanson         
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