Re: Reduce the amount of spam for @debian.org
* Petter Reinholdtsen
| - If the other side is listed in one of this blacklists, act as a
| _very_ slow SMTP server. The initial hello reply is delayed 1-2
| minutes in this case, and if the client try to send anything in
| this period, the connection is dropped. The SMTP protocol specifies
| that the client should not send anything before receiving the intro
| line from the other end, so this is safe to do.
This breaks callouts in the default exim configuration which means
that if you happen to have alioth blacklisted, you won't be able to
send mail to it.
Tollef Fog Heen ,''`.
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are : :' :