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Dhawal Doshy dhawal at
Wed Sep 6 16:27:37 IST 2006

Glenn Steen wrote:
> On 06/09/06, Aaron K. Moore <amoore at> wrote:
> (snip)
>> I'd look into white listing Swedish mail servers.  Not being able to use
>> RBLs is extremely limiting.  Perhaps it's time to start lobbying your
>> government for changing their guidelines.
> I wish it was that simple... I would personally love to be able to use
> a few RBLs at the MTA level.
> Two things:
> 1) It is not restricted to Swedish mail servers, it is regarding
> Swedish citizens, wherever they choose to reside, whatever ISP or
> whatnot they choose to use. Kind of defeats the whitelist idea,
> unfortunately.
> 2) If I cannot make them see the light with something as simple to
> grasp as the badness of software patents (Swedish representatives have
> been very much in favour of the much-hated EU proposal), what is the
> chance of me making a bunch of lawyers and politicians see the
> usefulness of RBLs? If I understand correctly, it was a rather big win
> to not have them banned entirely in the guiodelines. Sigh.
> So far though, we've had tremendous succcess with simple measures (RFC
> strictness, recipient verification etc), so ... I'll muiddle along:-).
> But thanks for all the suggestions.

Glenn, can you greylist? I was hoping to try this out sometime.. but 
meanwhile see if it helps. Read it before you reject the idea of 

- dhawal

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