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Re: [OT] Pros and Cons of Gmail [WAS] Re: Lenny: which arch for a Intel Core 2 Duo?

On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 20:49:25 -0800, Steve Lamb (grey@dmiyu.org) wrote: 

> Ron Johnson wrote:
> > Which is why if you want privacy *and* address independence, you need to
> > spend the extra effort to get a dynamic DNS address and run your own
> > IMAPS server, and probably a web server, too, with squirrelmail.
>     DynDNS has problems since you will get blocked on outbound mail.  Even
> with a static IP it is next to impossible to mail AOhelL, Yahoo! or Google.
> Find a decent VM vendor and lease a 256Mb box.  :D

So long as you have a static IP which is from a block recognised as such
(which amongst other things means it is not listed in dul.dnsbl) AND
have valid a valid rDNS (PTR record) in place then you can send to these
people ok.  I've been doing it for years.

Bob Cox.  Stoke Gifford, near Bristol, UK.
Please reply to the list only.  Do NOT send copies directly to me.
Debian on the NSLU2: http://bobcox.com/slug/

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