[Mailman-Users] Mailman postings deferred by Yahoo
brian at emwd.com
Wed Feb 20 17:42:10 CET 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Black [mailto:dblack at ualberta.ca]
> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 11:24 AM
> To: Brian Carpenter
> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Mailman-Users] Mailman postings deferred by Yahoo
> Brian Carpenter wrote:
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Rick Harris [mailto:rick at learntime.com]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2008 10:57 AM
> >> To: 'Brian Carpenter'; 'Attila Kinali'
> >> Cc: mailman-users at python.org
> >> Subject: RE: [Mailman-Users] Mailman postings deferred by Yahoo
> >> Yes. I am on a shared server. It seems that Yahoo picks up on the
> >> fact
> >> that this is going to multiple recipients (apparent 5+ raises the
> >> flag).
> >> Since I am on a shared server, it appears that my option for
> >> personalization
> >> is turned off. If I understand correctly, personalization might
> >> overcome
> >> the Yahoo problem but might cause a problem with my host if my list
> >> a
> >> large one. That may be an easier fight.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Rick Harris
> > I doubt any web hosting company is going to enabled personalization
> on a
> > shared server environment. I know we won't. It is just too large of a
> > resource hit.
> > I also am not seeing this magic number (5) triggering Yahoo's
> response in my
> > observations of our mail logs. I think people are just speculating
> when they
> > try to find out why Yahoo is delaying their mail.
> > Regards,
> > Brian
> The "5" limit comes from a Yahoo page,
> Dennis Black
I might not be understanding Yahoo's statement correctly but that answer
doesn't seem to apply to connections being terminated for deferred reasons,
hence the " When this limit is reached, no further messages will be accepted
for delivery as our server automatically terminates the connection (without
giving an error code)." "Reestablish connections if you do not get an error
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