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Re: greylisting on debian.org?

On Sun, 2006-07-09 at 16:14 +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> > A far more reasonable solution is to only greylist mail with an
> > unreasonably high spamassassin score. Normal mail I assume generally
> > doesn't score high and is not susceptable to greylisting.
> Sure. Or greylist only when it's from a dynIP address.

Indeed, the current Alioth config only greylists those hosts that have
some kind of 'problem', like no reverse DNS entry or are featured on
some kind of RBL.

Any decent mailserver is allowed right through. Any indecent mailserver
is told to wait just a little bit, but is still allowed to send its

On Sun, 09 Jul 2006 14:30:33 +0200, Marc Haber wrote:
> and that it is only a question of time before spam zombies retry.

That's not really relevant: if we can block spam now, we should do it
now. Sure, we still need to be looking for new measures for when
greylisting stops to work, but that doesn't exclude using it now in any


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