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Re: checklink: Is it Possible to Enable mailto link validation?

From: Etienne Miret <elimerl@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 02 Jul 2009 16:45:01 +0200
Message-ID: <4A4CC7ED.4070501@gmail.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org
Etienne Miret a écrit :
 > The following SMTP transaction tests two gmail addresses
 > (mine and a bogus one) without sending any mail :
 > [...]
> This doesn't work with all domains. For example, Yahoo! will always 
> answer "OK" to the RCPT TO command, and report an error only after an 
> email has actually been sent. However, this is a postfix feature, so I 
> guess it works quite well. See : 
> <http://www.postfix.org/ADDRESS_VERIFICATION_README.html>.

Since Dag-Erling Smørgrav doesn’t understand what I meant, I guess my 
phrasing is bad. Let me try to rephrase the end:
 > However, since this is how Postfix address verification works, I guess
 > this technique works quite well. See: [...]

Hopefully, this is clearer.

Regards,

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Etienne Miret
Received on Thursday, 2 July 2009 14:45:38 GMT

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