what the heck do i do now?

Randy Bush randy at psg.com
Wed Jan 31 23:13:25 UTC 2007

> once upon a time, someone more insane than myself wanted to close an 
> RBL and did so by replacing it with a wildcard entry.  we all hated
> that since it caused a lot of mail to bounce.  (all mail that would
> otherwise have been received by that RBL's subscribers, in fact.)  it
> did however have the effect of causing the subscribers to reconfigure
> their mailers to stop querying the now-dead RBL in question.  what's
> the current thinking on this?

one problem with this is that the pain is not felt by the misconfigured
folk, but by distant innocents.


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