>>>>> "n" == nb <email@example.com> writes:
n> Hmm.. I'd really like to have such a feature.
You'd better start writing, since you have a very difficult job ahead of
you and I have less than zero interest in doing it.
n> This report would be generated as soon as at least one attempt has been
n> made for each subscribed email address to transmit the post to the MX
n> host for that address.
That is so MTA dependent it's not funny. How do you plan to know when the
MTA has done this?
n> The current strategy is that this is done by sendmail or qmail, running
n> either at the remote host or at a smarthost, and Majordomo talks to this
n> MTA via SMTP (which makes it neigh impossible to get at the desired
That is the only reasonable strategy. Unless of course you want to write a
full MTA in Perl, which you are welcome to do but which I think is an
incredible waste of time.
n> However, I suppose it would be possible to design a way to run sendmail
n> with the -v option and analyze the output that this generates.
Majordomo doesn't ever call an MTA directly.