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Re: IETF SMTP Working Group Proposal at smtpng.org
- From: Brad Knowles
- Date: Thu Aug 22 18:51:41 2002
At 12:45 PM +0100 2002/08/22, Ian Cooper wrote:
I didn't see any scalability problems when I was running the mail
servers at AOL. At least, not on this side.
That's all well and good until said ISP's upstream servers go
slow/break/take an age to deliver a message you can deliver
from your own host immediately. [It also doesn't scale
Just because you bought bargain-basement lowest-possible-cost
Internet access doesn't mean that you bought the right to set up
whatever servers you want and to have completely and totally
I thought I was buying *Internet* access anyway... shouldn't
that mean I have the right to talk which hosts I want on which
port I want?
If you want completely unrestricted access, then you should be
prepared to pay extra for it. If you don't like that policy, you can
always go somewhere else.
Brad Knowles, <email@example.com>
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania.
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