Re: greylisting on debian.org?
Stephen Gran <email@example.com> writes:
> This one time, at band camp, Thomas Bushnell BSG said:
>> And finally, if we don't care about standards conformance, I have said
>> that a good second-best is to document exactly what our requirements
>> are, rather than burying them in apparent secrecy.
> What standards, exactly? Can you be specific? I have seen you assert
> this several times, but I see nothing in the RFCs preventing a site from
> saying it has a temporary local problem when it doesn't. You've been
> asked this before in response to your assertion, and haven't answered.
So the meaning of 4xx is "temporary local problem". Sending that when
you don't have a temporary local problem is a violation, right there.
Must the standard repeat after every sentence, "oh, and don't lie".