SPAM - the compleat cure

TheOldFellow theoldfellow at
Fri Mar 23 00:11:44 PDT 2007

On Fri, 23 Mar 2007 00:24:49 +0000
Bennett Todd <bet at> wrote:

> Greylisting I've heard well of. Only badly misconfigured senders
> should cause you to lose legit email.
> If I didn't find spamassassin plus a well-trained bogofilter plus
> tossing all text/html to keep my inbox clean, I'd probably be doing
> greylisting.
> -Bennett

The advantage of greylisting is that the filtering happens at the STMP
protocol level, so there is actually a processing overhead REDUCTION.

The things you are doing are all additional processing overheads, plus
you have to keep them really well up to date.


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