I agree, that's what it sounds like, but the bounce went directly to the
listowner, who did not send the message. The original message did pass through
the listserv, and from all that we can tell, the letter in question did get
changed by some process. However, it has been an isolated incident and has not
been repeated. It's just a mystery. :)
Quoting Daniel Liston <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> It sounds more like somebody fat fingered an address than it does majordomo
> sendmail switching a letter with one so close to it from a keyboard
> I have been using majordomo since 1.9(something before 3) in large and
> environments, and have never seen this.
> Dan Liston
> George Booth wrote:
> > Something very strange happened the other day, and we're still trying to
> > it out. Apparently, an address on one of our listservs, with an @usm.edu
> > address, managed to come through (and bounce back to the owner) as
> > Checking the list, the address is correct, but somehow between the email
> > hitting the list and being delivered to the recipients of the list, the 's'
> > @usm.edu was translated into an 'x'. Has anyone ever encountered something
> > this nature before? Our email team is looking into it from their end, but
> > wanted me to find out if any other majordomo user has encountered this
> > particular (and weird) behavior before.
> > Thanks,
> > George
> > **********
> > George Booth G.Booth@usm.edu
> > Systems Analyst II email@example.com
> > Majordomo Admin firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Office of Technology Resources http://ocean.st.usm.edu/~ghbooth
> > University of Southern Mississippi
> > ex phantasma veritas...
> > in illusion, truth...
George Booth G.Booth@usm.edu
Systems Analyst II email@example.com
Majordomo Admin firstname.lastname@example.org
Office of Technology Resources http://ocean.st.usm.edu/~ghbooth
University of Southern Mississippi
ex phantasma veritas...
in illusion, truth...