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Subject: Re: Problem with hotmail
From: Karl Pearson <karlp @ ourldsfamily . com>
Date: 15 Oct 2002 18:16:56 -0600
To: Andrew Beverley <andy @ andybev . com>
Cc: "Majordomo-users @ greatcircle . com" <Majordomo-users @ greatcircle . com>
In-reply-to: <3DACAD24.4030201@andybev.com>
References: <3DACAD24.4030201@andybev.com>

You're not the only one. I have 3600 subscribers on 96 different lists.
All the hotmail deliveries have been coming back with the same
Microsoft-ese message (Definition: Microsoftese: Technically correct but
totally worthelss and unhelpful).

Karl
On Tue, 2002-10-15 at 18:04, Andrew Beverley wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I understand that hotmail can be difficult to work with at the best of 
> times for mailing lists, but has anyone had the following problem:
> 
> For the whole of today, most mail sent out on my mailing lists to 
> hotmail accounts has been returned from the postmaster saying 'Delivery 
> to the following recipients failed'. It gives no reason why. I have 
> tried a seperate list with only one hotmail address on and it gets 
> through fine.
> 
> I have recently started using bulk_mailer to split mail into envelopes 
> of 10, but this doesn't seem to help.
> 
> Any suggestions as to why this is or the best way to deal with hotmail 
> are welcome.
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Andy Beverley
> 
> p.s. What is the new address for the list archive search?
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