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Author: Spencer Marshall
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--- Comment #4 from Spencer Marshall <spencer.marshall@???> 2010-11-03 21:28:02 ---
(In reply to comment #3)
> For verifying header addresses, there's the "mailfrom" parameter, see section
> 40.42. However, it is only valid on verify=header_sender, for the reasons
> which led to David objecting.
>
> So for the cases we've been willing to support, this was fixed a long time ago
> (revision 1.1 of acl.c in current repository).
>
> Does anyone think there's anything more to this bug?
>

Mail gateways such as Barracuda do not permit <> senders so verification of any
legitimate mail from such a gateway will always fail. However not doing sender
verification is not an option becuase it cuts down on an awful lot of spam.

I would much rather do verification in the mail acl i.e. early on, rather than
doing unnecessary processing i.e. rcpt acl and then data acl.


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