Re: Greylisting for @debian.org email, please
* Pierre Habouzit (firstname.lastname@example.org) [050617 17:08]:
> Le Ven 17 Juin 2005 14:13, Steve Greenland a écrit :
> > On 17-Jun-05, 01:41 (CDT), Pierre Habouzit <email@example.com>
> > > the delay it creates. [...] but for our @debian.org addresses ...
> > > that sucks, I often rely on the fact that delivery is immediate on
> > > those.
> > Then you don't understand how the internet and SMTP works. There is
> > absolutely no guarantee the mail will be delivered immediately, and
> > no reasonable expectation of such.
> > As a practical matter, the only time the delay is significant is when
> > trying to carry on an e-mail conversation, which by very definition
> > is not going to be delayed after the first exchange.
> I perfectly understand what SMTP is, and I perfectly *don't* understand
> why having a 30 minutes delay or even a 2 or 3 hours delay in some
> conditions is tolerable.
Come one. We're speaking on additional 5 minutes on the first
connection. Greylist works quite well for me, and I really hope that we
manage to deploy anti-spam-tools on Debian.