Greylisting .. nice ..

John Rudd jrudd at
Sat Nov 4 05:14:34 GMT 2006

They don't really have to do that much waiting.  Esp. for all of you who 
are setting your retry time to mere seconds.

Chris Sweeney wrote:
> Yes but even when they do, it will still serve the purpose of slowing
> them down.  They are only making good money sending millions of ads at a
> time, if we can make them wait, it puts a terrible burden on them.
> Res wrote:
>> On Fri, 3 Nov 2006, Rob Poe wrote:
>>> My thoughts so far are this:  Why didn't I do this sooner.
>> Its going to be pointless soon, problem is, as more and more people do
>> this, it wont be long before the common garden variety spammers smtp
>> engine
>> will also retry on 4xx errors, id give it a year tops (if some of them
>> are not already doing it)

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