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Re: what the heck do i do now?
> once upon a time, someone more insane than myself wanted to close an > RBL and did so by replacing it with a wildcard entry. we all hated > that since it caused a lot of mail to bounce. (all mail that would > otherwise have been received by that RBL's subscribers, in fact.) it > did however have the effect of causing the subscribers to reconfigure > their mailers to stop querying the now-dead RBL in question. what's > the current thinking on this? one problem with this is that the pain is not felt by the misconfigured folk, but by distant innocents. randy