Brian Behlendorf <rex!hyperreal.com!brian> writes:
> On Wed, 22 Feb 1995, Gene Rackow wrote:
> > Also, AOL sends back a message for each message and user that goes to AOL.
> > If I bounced 8 addresses at any other site for 10 messages, I would get
> > back 10 errors, not 80. AOL is accepting the mail as valid, then splitting
> > it out, and failing on each delivery, not the total package. I haven't see
> > any other site broken in that way.
> Hmm. That's not my experience. I get back AOL bounce messages with
> multiple incorrect addresses all the time. Now, if AOL were able to
> immediately reject an address as invalid then that bounce information
> could be combined with all the others I get when sendmail is done
> processing that particular list....
I've had it happen once the way you describe, over last weekend. Everything
before that was 1 bounce message for every message sent to a full mailbox.
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