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Re: If you don't want Email, please just say so!

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: If you don't want Email, please just say so!
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2006 23:43:53 +0200

> Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 18:10:08 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> In recent days, several emails I've sent to Emacs hackers' personal
> mailboxes have been bounced, with messages like:
> to=<address@hidden>, delay=2+02:26:53, xdelay=00:00:22, mailer=esmtp,
> relay=xxxxxxxxxx.xxxxxxx.net. [], stat=Deferred: 451 4.7.1
> Please try one more time in one hour to confirm.
> [...]
> I detest this "greylisting" which seems to be proliferating through the
> community.  Am I supposed to get down on my knees and lick somebody's
> boots, just to be allowed to send him email?
> [...]
> Please be reasonable, friends!

Please be patient: mailman seems to be in deep trouble lately, so all
kind of weird stuff can happen (I know I've seen some of that).  I'm
sure it's being worked on.

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