[rescue] Spam (was: Perverse Question)

Dave McGuire mcguire at neurotica.com
Sun Jun 8 00:19:13 CDT 2003

On Saturday, June 7, 2003, at 11:55 PM, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:
>> I like creating scads of dash addresses (like this one) and a few
>> "real" ones through forwarders (I use pobox.com) to separate my email
> That's probably OK if you only have a few stable mailing lists you 
> read.
> Isn't there a way tag your email address so that it still routes but 
> has
> a tag you can use to where spam comes from?

   That's CMU's "user+detail" format, pioneered (I believe) by the 
Andrew project.  It was designed for exactly this application.  I 
believe plain sendmail deals with it just fine.


Dave McGuire             "I've grown hair again, just
St. Petersburg, FL           for the occasion."       -Doc Shipley

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