Fighting spam via greylisting

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Sun Apr 8 19:24:07 PDT 2007


Randy McMurchy wrote:
> Randy McMurchy wrote these words on 04/08/07 15:43 CST:
> 
>> All mails appear to lag about 30 minutes. From everyone. I'm going
>> on the time the email is sent by the sender, and the time it hits
>> my mailbox. My polling for mail is not the issue.
> 
> There was no reply to my comments. And emails throughout the day
> have been one-half-hour late in delivery. So, we are now looking at a
> half-hour delay in delivering mail so that the "management issues"
> are lessened. This, I'm afraid, will be the death of the project.
> 
> Is lessening the effort to eliminate spam, worth it? We cannot
> continue with a half-hour delay in delivery of mail. This would
> put us totally in an IRC support basis. Are we ready to do this?

Yes, we know.  We have backed out the graylisting, but the delay is
still there.  We are investigating right now.

  -- Bruce





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