One of the lists I run has all mail rejected now and again for no apparent
reason by AOL... looks like server overload from here.
Alan Thew firstname.lastname@example.org
Computing Services,University of Liverpool Fax: +44 151 794-4442
On Tue, 26 Jan 1999, Norbert Bollow wrote:
> does anyone know how AOL's spam filters work? (Could it be that
> in some circumstances perfectly legitimate messages might be silently
> discarded, with no non-delivery notification or anything?)
> The reason why I'm asking is that a number of AOL subscribers to mailing
> lists at surrogacy.org have problems with receiving list traffic. The
> maillog indicates that the messages are accepted for delivery by AOL's
> servers, but the people tell us they're not getting them. There are no
> non-delivery notifications.
> -- Norbert.