[Mimedefang] early experiences with grey listing

Gary Funck gary at intrepid.com
Thu Jan 13 13:39:45 EST 2005

> From: Gary Funck
> Sent: Thursday, January 13, 2005 8:11 AM
> only two spam messages made it into my spam folder
> last night, where there might've usually been 10 to 30 (we also implement
> IP black lists which eliminates about 2/3's of the incoming spam right off
> the bat). It seems, 90% of the spammers didn't retry.

follow-up. It looks like the only spam messages that did retry were
to a mailing list, which as part of its implementation re-delivers.
The mailing list is bug-glibc at gnu.org, btw, which unfortunately is 95% spam,
with useful technical messages sprinkled in every other week/so.

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