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Re: A list administation query

On Thursday 06 January 2005 01:20 pm, Alan Chandler wrote:

> I seems to me kinder on the internet not to clog up the system any 
> more than I really need to, and since, as the first link says, most of 
> the bounce messages don't go back to the originator  

There is a difference between an SMTP-reject and a bounce message.  
Generally, an SMTP-reject will result in a bounce message only if a 
real MTA is sending.  Viruses will just get an error code and discard 
it: no bounce generated.

Paul Johnson

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