On 10/16/2011 10:57 PM, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
[mailto:owner-ietf-smtp(_at_)mail(_dot_)imc(_dot_)org] On Behalf Of Richard
Maybe a shorter way to put that last paragraph is that if we agree that
reasonably timely delivery of mail is a Good Thing, then I think we have
many other problems to tackle before we turn our attention to
Agree here too.
Greylisting is a widely used, undocumented set of features. Even the meaning of
the term is ambiguous. For a widespread 'feature' of a critical infrastructure
service, that's a generically Bad Thing.
It also has significant downsides, including delivery failure of legitimate
mail. (I realize the thread so far has been unsympathetic to this, but it's a
Any activity qualifying with the above needs documentation.
As for priorities, the wishlist of things to do is infinite. This issue is here
now. It's gotten enough attention to sustain a thread. That makes it worth
pursuing, if it doesn't take too much effort.