[Mailman-Users] Slow Performance on semi-large lists

Dan Mick Dan.Mick at west.sun.com
Sat Dec 16 02:05:16 CET 2000

> Date: Fri, 15 Dec 2000 16:12:03 -0800 (PST)
> From: "Roger B.A. Klorese" <rogerk at QueerNet.ORG>
> To: Dan Mick <Dan.Mick at west.sun.com>
> cc: ncooler at nandomedia.com, mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Slow Performance on semi-large lists
> On Fri, 15 Dec 2000, Dan Mick wrote:
> > The problem with this is that it appears to disable unauthorized-relay
> > protection, which I consider pretty important antispam tactics.
> Why?  The normal queue-running invocation should not run with deferred
> delivery; the explicit invocation used by Mailman for outbound mail
> should.  Inbound mail would always be touched by a sendmail invocation
> that has a relay-checked delivery mode. 

Ah, do it *only* for Mailman-invoked sendmail.  Hmm.  Yes, that does
look interesting.  (I'm using SMTPDirect, which just contacts the
daemon to send mail, so the deferred mode would be all-or-nothing...
but one could use Sendmail instead.)

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