Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Sun Mar 20 19:59:55 PST 2005
On Sunday, 20 March 2005 at 18:50:18 -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 20, 2005 at 07:41:00PM -0500, Matt Emmerton wrote:
>>> What do you have to edit? If you're in Comcast dynamic space, why not
>>> just smarthost through their servers?
>> Not referring to Comcast, but for Rogers which is also blacklisted by
>> a lot of people: their "smart" host likes to delay or randomly drop
>> outbound mail making it useless for reliable email delivery, and they
>> require you to send mail from a rogers.com address, which means you
>> can't use personal domains (like this one).
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>> Actually, what you say is not true for Rogers. I've been sending mail
>> directly out of my Rogers-hosted machine for almost a year now, without
>> going through their "smart" hosts. This was one of the reasons I switched
>> to Rogers from Sympatico -- Sympatico locked down port 25 which forced me to
>> use their crappy mail servers, and I was easily losing 50% of my mail.
> I don't understand what your point is...I didn't say rogers forced you
> to use their smarthost, only that lots of people (e.g. lots of people
> in europe and russia, in my experience) blacklist your emails when you
Indeed. I do, and it blocks an amazing amount of spam.
I do have the courtesy to say "please use your ISP's mail server" in
the error reply.
See complete headers for address and phone numbers.
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