On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 04:01:20PM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote: > * Luis Rodrigo Gallardo Cruz: > > > In trying to send mail to an alioth ml I got: > > > > The following message to <email@example.com> was undeliverable. > > The reason for the problem: > > 5.1.0 - Unknown address error 550-"Verification failed for <firstname.lastname@example.org>\nCalled: 220.127.116.11\nSent: RCPT TO:<email@example.com>\nResponse: 550 5.1.1 <firstname.lastname@example.org>... User unknown\nSender callout failed: Sender adress can't be verified trough SMTP check." > > > > Shouldn't such tests cause, at most, mail to be queued up for > > moderation? > > Why bother distributing it over the mailing list? It's rather likely > you can't contact the author of that message because his or her > mailing system is thoroughly misconfigured. Is 'forced to relay through a gateway' an instance of 'thoroughly misconfigured'? Or is it just a corner case not worth bothering for? (I'm not _quite_ trolling. I'd like to know if I ought to spend the effort to change my otherwise-mostly-working configuration.) -- Rodrigo Gallardo GPG-Fingerprint: 7C81 E60C 442E 8FBC D975 2F49 0199 8318 ADC9 BC28 Zenophobia: the irrational fear of convergent sequences.
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