At 10:16 AM 3/13/00 -0800, Paul Hoffman / IMC wrote:
>A thought sparked by a very different discussion about a very different
>What if the list software did VERPs on one out every hundred messages, or
>maybe on only one message a day? Would you then get the list-cleaning
>advantages without the costs of doing it on every message?
I solved this problem in a vey simple way. The bounce software sets a flag
when it gets a bounce it can't fend. The delivery software then verps and
resets the flag.
No unparsable bounces, no verps. An unparsable bounce? One verp.
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