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Re: Greylisting for @debian.org email, please

Steve Kemp <skx@debian.org> 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.  

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