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Re: greylisting on debian.org?

Stephen Gran <sgran@debian.org> 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".


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