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On Sun, 12 May 1996, Brock Rozen wrote:
> Try doing this with 6000 subscribers. :) Many of whom had problems
> subscribing to it in the first place.
6000? Geez. Try doing it with 600. I have enough problems with
*that* many... 8)
I'm getting ready to move five mailing lists, so this topic has
been on my brain a little lately... What I decided to do, to remove any
dead addresses (even though my daily pruning removes most of them), was to
write a simple VRFY program.
Instead of mailing every subscriber, the subscriber file could be
VRFY'd once a week or so. Have the program open a connection to the
user's server and VRFY email@example.com. It won't be a 100% perfect
solution...since VRFY is sometimes turned off due to paranoia, but it
certainly could cover lots of cases...
My intention is to write such a program. If anyone on the list
knows of such a tool that already exists, let me know...it'll save me the
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