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Re: trapdoor.merit.edu and other impatient Postfix mailers everywhere (fwd)

  • From: Christopher A. Woodfield
  • Date: Fri Aug 03 10:21:29 2001

My understanding is that MAPS is willing to negotiate these prices to fit 
the customers' ability to pay. If you say "I can afford $.XX per 
user/year", there's a good chance they'll give you access at that price 
point, provided that number is a realistic one.

-C

On Thu, Aug 02, 2001 at 03:36:11PM -0700, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> 
> Yo Chis!
> 
> Ooops, never mind.  I was in the wrong column.  You are correct that
> for transfer customers it is 5 cents per user per year after the 1st
> 1000 users.  Since I have about 1,000 users my cost is still $1,25/user
> per year.  Still out of my budget.
> 
> RGDS
> GARY
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Gary E. Miller Rellim 20340 Empire Ave, Suite E-3, Bend, OR 97701
> 	gem@rellim.com  Tel:+1(541)382-8588 Fax: +1(541)382-8676
> 
> On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Gary E. Miller wrote:
> 
> > On Thu, 2 Aug 2001, Chris Adams wrote:
> >
> > > Once upon a time, Gary E. Miller <gem@rellim.com> said:
> >
> > > > http://www.mail-abuse.org/feestructure.html
> >
> > > RBL+ already _includes_ DUL and RSS - that is how it differs from plain
> > > RBL.  So, you only need the RBL+ (you've just about doubled your cost
> > > for no reason).
> >
> > OK, I got it.  	I made that mistake!
> >
> > > Also, I was talking about zone transfer mode.
> > Those are the prices I used.
> >
> > > For big mail servers (like Yahoo), the $1250 per nameserver fee isn't
> > > all that much and is a fixed cost (they don't need to add nameservers as
> > > they add mailboxes), and the mailboxes fee is $50 per 1000 users, or 5
> > > per user per year.
> >
> > Check the mail-abuse web site again.  The "standard price" is
> > $750/500users/year.  So it is still $1.50/user per year.
> 

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Christopher A. Woodfield		rekoil@semihuman.com

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