[Juser] Federation

Williams, Kevin C kevin.c.williams3 at boeing.com
Thu Sep 1 14:22:14 CDT 2005


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lavanant Etienne [mailto:etienne.lavanant at int-evry.fr] 
> Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 12:09 PM
> To: Jabber end-user discussion list
> Subject: Re: [Juser] Federation
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> Viruses are not likely to be able to SPAM anybody. To connect 
> to an other server (and send messages, presence, etc.), a 
> server needs a valid DNS resolvable name and zomby machines 
> don't have that. This is our big strength over the SMTP world.
I disagree with that point.  My home cable connection has a resolvable
DNS name i.e. 66-45-43-23.socal.rr.com. (not my actual dns name but it
is similar).  All road runner customers are like this and probably many
other ISPs do this as well.  

-Kevin



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