Nobody uses that format to report problems. Spammers use it to sneak
stuff into your mailserver. You're not missing out on anything. Its
thorough and respectable for them to inform you of it, but in reality,
you're better off as you already are.
On Wed, 2004-04-14 at 23:26, John BOSSERT wrote:
Courier 0.45.4 from source on Debian woody.
Running my site against DNSreport.com results in the following complaint:
WARN: One or more of your mailservers does not accept mail in the domain
literal format (email@example.com). Mailservers are technically required
RFC1123 5.2.17 to accept mail to domain literals for any of its IP
addresses. Not accepting domain literals can make it more difficult to
test your mailserver, and can prevent you from receiving E-mail from
people reporting problems with your mailserver. However, it is unlikely
that any problems will occur if the domain literals are not accepted.
<ciaranm> oh please please no /etc/defaults
<vegai> ciaranm: huh? I think it's the best thing around
<ciaranm> it makes baby jesus kill kittens
<vegai> ciaranm: can you rationalize that, please?
<ciaranm> vegai: i could, but i'd much rather froth at the mouth and
call you a heretic