> >On Wed, 2008-10-29 at 07:52 -0700, John Hardin wrote:
> >>I'm going to suggest again that, given how much pain it causes noobs,
> >>perhaps the use of whitelist_from should generate a lint _warning_ that it
> >>should only be used if no other whitelist method will work...


> On Wed, 29 Oct 2008, Karsten Bräckelmann wrote:
> >The thing with noobs and whitelist_from (according to my experience on
> >this list) appears to be a lack of reading. I got the impression most of
> >them just blindly whitelist_from their own domain to be on the safe
> >side, without any prior investigation and usually without any need.


On 29.10.08 11:15, John Hardin wrote:
> Agreed, and if they aren't reading the documentation carefully enough to
> see the warnings about using whitelist_from, then they probably aren't
> running a lint either...
>
> However, if emitting a warning in lint saves having some "why are spams
> hitting USER_IN_WHITELIST??" messages sent to the list, it's probably
> worth doing.


Actually, it's completely safe to whitelist some domains, if your MTA does
the SPF check for you, and you expect no fails to pass fotr those domains...

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