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Subject: Re: Returned mail going to the list ?
From: Dave Barr <barr @ math . psu . edu>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 1995 13:10:26 -0400
To: Robert Fields <robertf @ best . com>
Cc: majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: Your message of "Sat, 22 Apr 1995 01:29:31 PDT." <Pine.BSD.3.91.950422012811.21677F-100000@shell1.best.com>

In message <Pine.BSD.3.91.950422012811.21677F-100000@shell1.best.com>, Robert F
ields writes:
>I manage several Majordomo lists.  This week I've had a problem where 
>returned messages, from one bad domain, have been going directly to the 
>list rather than the list_owner.  Anyone have any idea on what would 
>cause this ?

Non-compliant mailers can cause this.  Some bounce messages to the
"From:"/"Reply-To:" address.

I have a policy to unsubscribe any users that have broken mailers like
this.  It is really the only reasonable thing to do.  There's no way
to "work around" the problem without introducing lots of other problems.

--Dave


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