[Greylist-users] Another idea for greylisting (fwd)

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Sun Jun 22 21:57:25 PDT 2003

On Sun, 22 Jun 2003, Evan Harris wrote:

> The drawback is that it requires some network traffic and more local
> processing, but if you are already using these systems for blocking spam
> (for example, through spamassassin), then those costs are probably not a
> worry.

Right.  And I think the extra bandwidth isn't a concern except for the
largest and busiest sites.  Spam mail is usually quite short, and the
entire body of a spam message will probably fit in 3 or 4 packets.


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