Re: dash Debian package - RC bugs
* Gerrit Pape <email@example.com>:
> On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 04:34:25PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> > Gerrit Pape writes ("Re: dash Debian package - RC bugs"):
> > > I can't help, I don't understand. I yesterday followed up to a mail
> > > that was additionally addressed to the <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > mailing list and got an automatic reply telling me that the mail cannot
> > > be delivered because I'm not subscribed. Not a bounce, but an automatic
> > > reply to the address in the From: header, not the envelope sender
> > > address. How do you call this?
> > I would call it a "bounce".
> I don't. Last time I checked, non-delivery reports aka delivery
> notifications aka bounces aka auto replies should work on the envelope
> only, i.e. send the notification aka bounce to the envelope sender
> address, ideally with an empty return path.
Exactly. That and nothing else is a bounce.
> I think it has something to do with loops, automatic mailers, and not
> parsing the headers as that is a lot more prone to errors.
> But this is long ago, think might have changed since.
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