[Mailman-Users] OT: Yahoo Deferrals

Jeff Grossman jeffg at turners.com
Fri Oct 2 19:44:22 CEST 2009

On Fri, 02 Oct 2009 09:41:38 -0700, Chris Miller <mailman at chrismiller.com>
> Jeff Grossman wrote:
>> I have a question regarding Yahoo deferrals.  I know this subject has
>> been talked about a lot.  Everything I could find via Google was from at
>> least a year ago though.  I was wondering if anybody has found new ways
>> of limiting the Yahoo deferrals?
> I haven't read these threads, and my lists are much lower traffic, but
> I'll throw this out there anyway. My mail used to be deferred for long
> periods of time. The way I got around this was to set SMTP_MAX_RCPTS=3
> in Mailman/Defaults.py. This obviously increases the number of
> connections per message (not to mention unnecessary bandwidth), and that
> itself will probably cause some amount of deferals. I suspect this in
> combination with other tweaks will ease the situation. Hope this helps...

If I am not mistaken, since I am using VERP, each message is sent to each
recipient individually and that setting would have no effect for me.


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