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From "Noel J. Bergman" <n...@devtech.com>
Subject RE: Why do we need fast-fail?
Date Sat, 04 Jun 2005 20:10:50 GMT
Serge observed:

> > D. SMTP "DATA":
> >  D1. add antivirus/antispam and other content filters
> > and provide dedicated failure feedback.

> I don't see much benefit to fast-failing after we've already
> accepted the full message

The big win here is not for us, but for the rest of the Internet.  We can
reply in-protocol instead of sending a bounce message.  And, as Soren notes,
we won't have accepted responsibility for delivery.

	--- Noel

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