BUG: Typo in postscreen manpage

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BUG: Typo in postscreen manpage

Lukas Erlacher
Prompted by the "gmail servers requiring postscreen_access whitelisting" thread I looked at http://www.postfix.org/postscreen.8.html.

There is an erroneous (right??) double negative:

>        The  optional "after 220 server greeting" tests involve postscreen(8)'s
>        built-in SMTP protocol engine. When these tests succeed,  postscreen(8)
>        adds  the client to the temporary whitelist, but it cannot not hand off
                                                             ^^^^^^^^^^
>        the "live" connection to a Postfix SMTP server process in the middle of
>        a session.  Instead, postscreen(8) defers attempts to deliver mail with
>        a 4XX status, and waits for the client to disconnect.  When the  client
>        connects  again, postscreen(8) will allow the client to talk to a Post-
>        fix SMTP server process (provided that the  whitelist  status  has  not
>        expired).   postscreen(8)  mitigates  the  impact of this limitation by
>        giving the "after 220 server greeting" tests a long expiration time.


Best,
Luke


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Re: BUG: Typo in postscreen manpage

Wietse Venema
Lukas Erlacher:
> The  optional "after 220 server greeting" tests involve
> postscreen(8)'s built-in SMTP protocol engine. When these
> tests succeed,  postscreen(8) adds  the client to the
> temporary whitelist, but it cannot not hand off

Thanks for spotting that. I should add a "don't use no double
negatives" check to the Postfix mantools scripts.

        Wietse