[sylpheed:36089] Re: (no subject)

Javier meresponde2001-sylpheed at yahoo.es
Sun Jun 8 00:52:25 JST 2014

<cgw993 at aol.com> wrote in

> A quick question I forgot to ask to help me understand email
> routing.  If user A sends an email to user B, that email may
> travel through several servers along the way before arriving at
> user B's email client. 
> After user A sends the email from their own email client, is the
> first server that the email travels to always going to be the mail
> server?  Or is it typical that the email may travel through one or
> more other servers before arriving at the mail server, and then
> after that still traveling through possibly several more servers?


you should check the mail headers to understand (not mines in this 
thread as I'm using Gmane.org usenet server as a relay).

Read every Received header from bottom to top. The path is:
user IP>public MX of your mail service>local MX>relay MX>addressee 
public MX mail service>local MX delivering to addressee inbox.

The best way to understand is to check the headers, or, better, read 
the RFCs http://www.ietf.org/rfc.html

> Last question - Does the sylpheed mailing list itself have a
> public key that Gnupg users should use in order to send the list
> encrypted email? Thanks 

No one I'm aware of.

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