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Subject: Re: subscriber address in To: field
From: "Steve Werby" <steve-lists @ befriend . com>
Organization: Befriend Internet Services LLC
Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2001 10:58:44 -0500
To: "Omar Thameen" <omar @ clifford . inch . com>, <list-managers @ GreatCircle . COM>
References: <20011130075016.A63203@clifford.inch.com>

"Omar Thameen" <omar@clifford.inch.com> wrote:
> If you have the capability, is there any reason not to place the
> subscriber email address in the To: header of list messages,
> particularly announcement lists?

You lose the ability for the MTA to group messages going to recipients
sharing the same domain inside a single envelope and deliver them together.
As a result it could take much longer to deliver messages and use more
bandwidth.

--
Steve Werby
President, Befriend Internet Services LLC
http://www.befriend.com/




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