[standards-jig] Discussion on JEP-0016: Server-Based Privacy Rules

Joe Hildebrand jhildebrand at jabber.com
Tue Jan 22 00:24:58 UTC 2002

Dave Smith writes:

> On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 11:20:22PM -0500, mlin at mlin.net wrote:
>> From the historical perspective, I think that if the "server-side 
>> user-level block" were really a viable way to solve any real problems, we 
>> would see it in sendmail and IMAP/POP, which we eminently do not.
> Nonsense. Just because it hasn't been done before doesn't make it a bad idea.

Also, it has been done before.  I actually use something similar quite
often in qmail.

Joe Hildebrand
Chief Architect
Jabber, Inc.

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