Re: email error message from d.o may be better
* A Mennucc [Thu, 08 Sep 2005 13:45:51 +0200]:
> I sent an email to email@example.com instead of
> firstname.lastname@example.org ; the error message that I got
> was strange (in particular, the two lines
> procmail: Error while writing to "DeadLog"
> procmail: Error while writing to "/var/mail/debian"
> look as if there is a misconfiguration somewhere );
> moreover, it would be better if the error was akin to
> "no such user".
The error is more like, "the mailbox where I would normally deliver
mail to unknown email@example.com addresses, namely, master:~debian/DeadLog,
is 2GB now and I can't add anything more to it." If it would have been
smaller, your mail would've been silently discarded.
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