Problems sending mail to yahoo?

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Fri Apr 11 05:07:09 UTC 2008

On Thu, 10 Apr 2008 13:48:52 CDT, Frank Bulk said:
> Q> Does Yahoo! use "greylisting" to reject messages?
> A> No.
>    The most commonly understood form of "greylisting" is where an 
>    SMTP server will reject every message the first time it is 
>    attempted, and then accept it if the sending server retries 
>    later. The theory is that spammers won't retry messages, while 
>    legitimate senders will.
>    Yahoo! does not utilize this method.

"Spamming^WGreylisting is that which we do not do..."

(And the word^Wword above caused my spell checker to (quite rightly) flag it,
but I have *no* idea why 'Creosoting' was the suggested replacement.  Though
the idea *does* sound tempting...)
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