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Re: Bouncing emails via procmail

I do what you are trying to do w/ Exim and the .forward file. The 
problem is that a lot of the spam originates from bogus email addresses 
.. lots of email becomes undeliverable and frozen. 

At Wednesday, 10 September 2003, John Hasler <john@dhh.gt.org> wrote:

>Paul M Foster writes:
>>  But I'm wondering if it would be possible to get procmail to 
>> "bounce" email back to senders when it's designated as spam.
>Please _do_ _not_ _do_ _this_.  Almost all spam contains forged headers
>with valid domains: your "bounces" will go to some hapless victim 
such as
>myself.  I get several hundred bogus bounces every day.
>John Hasler
>Dancing Horse Hill
>Elmwood, Wisconsin
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