Poll on SMTP over IPv6 Usage

SM sm at resistor.net
Wed Feb 19 04:55:36 CET 2014

Hi Doug,
At 17:52 18-02-2014, Doug Barton wrote:
>My point is that all the hooha about "We can't do mail over IPv6 
>because we can't do IP address reputation" seems to be nonsense. 
>There are plenty of ways to do spam filtering that don't involve 
>keeping a log of every single IP address that sends spam.

People are used to blocking spam by IPv4 address.  That makes it 
difficult to explain that it is no longer the better way for IPv4 
connections, and nowadays for IPv6 connections.

I don't have any problems with SMTP over IPv6.


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