Re: Greylisting for @debian.org email, please
Steve Kemp <email@example.com> writes:
> Email may appear to be realtime, and you may even expect it to
> be because this is frequently how it works. But this is not guaranteed.
The RFC requires "best effort".
> Either way people's, misguided, beliefs on the realtimeness of
> email delivery is not a valid reason to choose against greylisting.
Deliberately introducing a delay is not "best effort".
> 99% of the time when I wake up I get more mails delivered
> overnight when I'm not around to deal with them in a realtime
> fashion than during the day.
Greylisting can cause email to fail entirely.