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Re: greylisting on debian.org?

Le mardi 18 juillet 2006 à 09:47 +0200, Lionel Elie Mamane a écrit :
> That is the crux of the disagreement. You guys think that as long as
> "most" of the legitimate mail is not delayed, the price is worth it. I
> don't think so.

If too much spam gets through, *all* legitimate mail gets delayed. It
gets delayed by the additional filters it has to get through thereafter,
and it gets delayed by having to dig it out of a mailbox full of spam.

> >       * Exim sender/callout fails with a fatal error.
> "Fatal" means not temporary?

It means either the domain doesn't exist, or the server explicitly
replied the user doesn't exist.
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