Opened 9 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#2520 closed enhancement (fixed)

GetTor should autorespond if someone writes email from a bad address

Reported by: kaner Owned by: kaner
Priority: High Milestone:
Component: Applications/GetTor Version:
Severity: Keywords: gettor, autoreply
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Description

A bad address in the GetTor world is an address that doesn't like large attachments. Maybe there's other reasons to regard an address as bad. However, if someone writes GetTor an email from such an address, it should respond with something like `Please send your mail again from a better address, for instance from foomail.com'.

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Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by arma

Should we do this even if the requesting email doesn't do dkim (so we're not sure if it's actually *from* that address)?

Should we remember if we've answered a given address lately, so we don't repeatedly spam people, and so we avoid loops?

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by arma

I see that many of these issues are already discussed at
https://gitweb.torproject.org/gettor.git/blob_plain/HEAD:/README
Great!

So then my question becomes: what's the rationale for changing things?
(I don't mean to suggest that the current situation is ideal. Just that if we provide explanation for the change, we could better understand where we want to end up.)

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by arma

Priority: normalmajor

What's the status here? Did we change something and not document it here? Or are we still silent when somebody sends us mail from a domain that can't handle gettor-sized responses?

comment:4 Changed 8 years ago by kaner

Related to #4166 and #3920. Status: I'm currently working on a solution for #3920.

comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by kaner

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed by 1ebe00e786a5a36856cd8db6c3ea54e8c0681907

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