rick.denatale at gmail.com
Thu Dec 16 13:10:46 EST 2004
Well what I meant originally was that even though "I" might have sent
an e-mail which has been added to the greylist before, one of "my"
subsequent e-mails might also be delayed because a different server
got picked to transfer the new e-mail.
In other words, the server ip address stays the same for a given
e-mail message instance, but not for a given e-mail user instance.
No big deal. I suppose that even if you don't whitelist the server ip
addresses of the big guys like gmail and yahoo, it's just as likely
for a new user to get his message through right away because the
particular server has already been used to deliver a message from
For anyone who is sending their own e-mail directly from a machine
with a dynamic ip address rather than smarthosting or the equivalent
through their isp's mail server I suppose other interesting effects
could occur. Such folks are likely to run into measures in the future
which will make them much more serious casualties of the "spam wars."
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